Education

Nearly 200 Virginia Tech freshmen to live at a Holiday Inn Express

If you’re attending Virginia Tech University as a freshman in the fall, you might live at a Holiday Inn.

Danville Public Schools buy food truck to feed students over the summer

The Danville Public School district is stepping up to make sure its students get lunch during the summer, even though schools aren’t...

You could get $24,000 to pay off student loans by moving to rural Virginia

The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission has officially approved a program to help pay off recent college graduates' student loan debt if...

Richmond School Board approves policies to protect LGBTQ students from discrimination

The Richmond School Board has passed new policies aimed at protecting LGBTQ students from discrimination, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Virginia public colleges freeze their tuition for the first time in almost 20 years

Virginia has seen a 79% increase in the average cost of public college tuition in the past ten years, but this year,...

Virginia students endure “inhumane conditions” in buildings that are “borderline criminal”

Virginia’s public schools are crumbling and in massive need of renovation and repair, according to a new Washington Post report.

Lynchburg City schools consider giving employees a ‘living wage’

Virginia’s Republican-controlled General Assembly may have blocked multiple attempts to raise Virginia’s low minimum wage, but increasingly, companies, localities, and academic institutions...

Virginia teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation. Don’t be surprised if they strike.

CHESTERFIELD, VA — At Falling Creek Middle School, students spend 15-minutes a day reading a book of their choice under a program...

Four Northern Virginia school systems stand up for transgender students

Four Northern Virginia school systems are taking a stand in support of Gavin Grimm, a transgender teen who sued the Gloucester County...

James Madison and William & Mary won’t raise their tuition

James Madison University and the College of William & Mary are the latest public universities in Virginia to freeze their tuition rates...

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