Stafford students keep weekends — Park Ridge Elementary School student Nya Harris made it clear Tuesday night that she didn’t want to go to school on Saturdays or during spring break. [Fredericksburg.com]

Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia I. Wright Retires — Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement in response to today’s announcement that Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia I. Wright will retire on May 1, 2014. [Virginia Department of Education]

Manassas Park Bond Rating Upgraded – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has raised its rating on Manassas Park, Va.’s outstanding general obligation (GO) bonds to ‘A+’ from ‘BBB’ with a “stable” outlook. [City of Manassas Park]