Education


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Taxes, Teacher Pay, and Achievement Gaps: Where Glenn Youngkin and Terry McAuliffe Stand on the Issues

A wealthy private equity baron who built his wealth by investing in companies that outsourced jobs and laid off workers, Republican Glenn Youngkin’s tax plans could take money away from Virginia public schools. 

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The Virginia Colleges Erasing Student Debt

Several higher education institutions in Virginia used federal pandemic stimulus funding to wipe out student bills.

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The Extraordinary Challenges Special Education Students Face In Extraordinary Times

Kate Doctor's four year old did a year of virtual preschool. It did not go well.

Student attending virtual school
Online Learning Is Returning to this Virginia School District. And Plenty of Families Opted In.

One-in-six students in the Danville Public School system signed up for all-virtual schooling.

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LIST: Virginia Schools Requiring Masks for Fall 2021 Semester

An updated list of the schools that are requiring (and are not) students to wear masks this fall.

A UVA study reveals potential treatments for Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes Study Points to New Treatments

Scientists at the University of Virginia identified new drug treatments to target Type 1 Diabetes in a recent large-scale study

Blacksburg, Va. - As of last week, 47% of Virginia Tech students are vaccinated, and 2% of students received an approved exemption, meaning nearly half of enrolled students are in compliance. (Photo: Alex Scribner)
Can I Attend A Virginia College Or University Without Being Vaccinated?

RICHMOND-New and returning Virginia college students hope to return to normalcy this fall, but the vaccine question looms.