Education


Martinsville Schools See Graduation Increase
Rebuilding Martinsville: School District’s Growth Continues, Even in a Pandemic

RICHMOND-How does a small school district increase graduation rates and attendance during a pandemic?

VMI Faces Orders to Change
Northam Orders Independent Investigation Into VMI Charges

RICHMOND-Has Virginia Military Institute eliminated racist policies as school officials promised this summer?

Tech Looks to Return to In-Person Classes
Back to Class? Virginia Tech Eyes Larger Spring Return

ROANOKE — Virginia Tech wants more in-person classes for the 2021 spring semester.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the Colonial Early Education Program at the Colwyck Training Center, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Will Biden’s Free College Plan Pay for Itself? Georgetown Report Says Yes

WASHINGTON-Joe Biden’s Free College proposal pays for itself within a decade.

The moon rises over the Virginia state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
So What Actually Got Approved in Virginia’s New Budget?

RICHMOND — Virginia lawmakers all but wrapped up a special legislative session Friday by approving a new state budget.

COVID Causes Changes for Schools
How Do You Stop COVID-19 From Spreading? Carlisle School Has an App for That.

AXTON – While some schools went virtual this fall, it's been business as usual for Carlisle.

Glade Hill Elementary School second grader Sydney Wray drew Sheila Motley, food service manager, demonstrating the positive impact the employee had on her life. Contributed photo.
A Positive Portrait: Glade Hill Student Draws Her Community

GLADE HILL - When Miranda Banks assigned a project, she had no idea it would ripple through the community.