Education


Democratic candidate for Governor of Virginia Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy answers a question during a debate held in Bristol, Va., on Thursday, May 6, 2021. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)
Democrats Debate: How Do You Fix the Economy in Southwest Virginia?

BRISTOL-Historically, Southwest Virginia and Southside have had the two highest poverty rates in the Commonwealth. How do you fix that?

VCU union members march to raise awareness for their demands
VCU Workers Claim They’ve Been Penalized For Unionizing

RICHMOND-Adjunct members of the new VCU workers union claim they’re being targeted through cuts in pay and fewer working hours.

How Do You Work When the Wi-Fi Doesn’t?

COLLINSVILLE-Parts of Virginia like Henry County struggle with infrastructure needs, like a lack of accessible broadband. What's the solution?

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For April 28

ROANOKE-Virginia stays the same in Congress, the minimum wage will go up on Monday, schools are headed back to class and we dive into the American Revolution.

Virginia colleges can require vaccines, Attorney General Herring says
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For April 27

RICHMOND-Park officials call off the search for Ty Sauer, Democratic leadership endorses Hala Ayala for Lt. Governor, and LGBTQ+ advisory board created

VCU union members march to raise awareness for their demands
VCU Faculty, Staff And Student Workers Form a ‘Wall-To-Wall Union’

RICHMOND-Workers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), the second-largest public university in the Commonwealth, are organizing a “wall-to-wall labor union” to represent faculty, staff, and student workers.

Young girl holding protest sign
Getting Involved: New Law Lets Virginia Students Take Time Off For Civics

FAIRFAX-Virginia students can take one day off from school to help with a political event, protest or otherwise get involved with civics.