The Virginia Department of Education will hold the first of six in-person hearings about the draft history and social science standards. (Mechelle Hankerson/ Virginia Mercury)
Virginia Has Rolled Out Its Third Version of History Standards. Critics Say Problems Remain.

The Virginia Department of Education’s newest draft of the state’s history and social science standards aims to address objections raised this fall over content and omissions. However, some history and education groups claim there are still lingering issues that must be addressed as the agency prepares to host a series of public hearings on the latest version beginning March 13 in Williamsburg.

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Youngkin announces new slate of efforts to address learning loss in Virginia

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a large-scale effort to address learning loss among Virginia students due to the COVID-19 pandemic.