Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaks during news conference announcing the Department of Education report on education Thursday May 19, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Virginia Education Report: “Where We’re Starting Is Not Where We Thought We Were”

The report sought to demonstrate specific steps to raise standards in order to close the achievement gap in K-12 education, as well as ensure that every Virginia student demonstrated college-readiness upon graduation.

From Addicted To Advocate: Virginia Mom Shares Story, Hope With Others

Looking from the outside, it’s easy to imagine she’s experienced rainbows and sunshine every day of her existence. Her reality, just five years ago, couldn’t have been further from the truth. 

Chanting White lives matter! You will not replace us! and Jews will not replace us! several hundred white nationalists and white supremacists carrying torches marched in a parade through the University of Virginia campus last night.
Beginning a little after 9:30 p.m., the march lasted 15 to 20 minutes before ending in skirmishing when the marchers were met by a small group of counterprotesters at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson, the university's founder. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
The Virginia Connection to the Buffalo Mass Shooting

You might have been hearing about "The Great Replacement Theory" and the Buffalo shooter's racist manifesto. Did you know that there's a connection between the manifesto and Virginia?

Baby formula is displayed on the shelves of a grocery store in Carmel, Ind., Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Parents across the U.S. are scrambling to find baby formula because supply disruptions and a massive safety recall have swept many leading brands off store shelves. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Dear Moms, I’ve Been There And I Haven’t: An Open Letter On The Formula Shortage

Due to supply disruptions and a major safety recall, it's been hard to find baby formula in stores across the country. This is an open letter to moms, from a mom about the shortage.

Abortion-rights protester Trish Manzke speaks into a bullhorn during a protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
The Future of Abortion Access in Virginia Is (Still) Uncertain

As the debate around the potential fall of Roe v. Wade continues, reproductive rights have once again become a widely-discussed topic in the commonwealth.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin works in the old Governor's office at the Capitol Wednesday March 2, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Republican Governor Criticizes Republican-led Budget for Early Childhood Education

Gov. Glenn Youngkin has stated he wants a "bigger investment" when it comes to getting Virginia's kids kindergarten-ready.

Education
Cultural Competency: How A Procedural Vote Turned Into A “Continuing Conversation”

Cultural competency in Virginia's classrooms could bring about changes to interactions and instruction, geared toward embracing differences.

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Virginia Politicians React To Leaked SCOTUS Draft

In the wake of the shocking news, many of Virginia's politicians took to Twitter to talk about their feelings towards protecting Roe v. Wade, nearly 50 years after it was decided.