Education


Virginia’s Officials Detail Plans to Help Foster Children Post-Pandemic

COLLINSVILLE-Foster children faced a variety of difficult circumstances during the pandemic. Virginia officials have a plan to help.

Contributed photo - The Stratford Commemorative Trail in Arlington traces the steps of four brave seventh graders as they desegregated Arlington Public Schools in 1959.
The Stratford Commemorative Trail Tells Arlington’s Desegregation Story

ARLINGTON-In 1959, four Black students desegregated Arlington Public Schools. Now the Stratford Commemorative Trail stands in tribute.

LEARNS grants will help schools recover from the pandemic
LEARNS Grants To Help Schools Recover From Learning Loss

To help combat learning loss in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam announced in May that districts could apply for part of Virginia’s $62.7 million LEARNS fund. LEARNS or Leading, Engaging, Assessing, Recovering, Nurturing and Succeeding, is a grant program that the Virginia Department of Education manages.

Chance Trevillian, 30, is a first-time political candidate in Virginia.
There’s a Chance for Democrats in Southwest Virginia

A young Democrat is running for office in a Virginia House district that hasn’t had progressive leadership in over two decades.

Can We Fix Childcare in Virginia? Jennifer McClellan Has Some Thoughts

RICHMOND-How do we fix Virginia's childcare problems? And what about early learning? State Sen. Jennifer McClellan outlines her plan.

The pandemic is expected to raise rates of suicide nationwide.
A Time to Adjust: William & Mary Helps Veterans Adapt To Civilian Lives

WILLIAMSBURG – For veterans just getting out of the military, it can be a challenge, adapting to civilian life. William & Mary wants to help.

Democrats Debate: How Do You Fix A Pandemic’s Educational Damage?

RICHMOND-How do you fix the educational damage left behind by the COVID-19 pandemic? Democratic candidates for governor offered their solutions in Thursday's debate.