Education

Richmond City Council to decide fate of Mayor Stoney’s education plan

Eighteen million in public school funding is on the line tonight in Richmond, where the City Council will hold a public hearing...

Christopher Newport University the latest public college to freeze tuition

It’s no secret that college tuition has skyrocketed in recent years. In Virginia, the average public college tuition rose nearly 80%, with some schools...

What happened this year in the General Assembly

Virginia’s General Assembly is gone for the year. Despite being engulfed by scandal, some things of note actually happened during this session....

Only 7% of foster children in Virginia are placed with family members

Somewhere in Virginia right now, there’s a child waiting to be placed with a foster family. To minimize stress and instability, the...

Northam signs bill allowing schools to open before Labor Day

Parents have a reason to be excited. Thanks to two new bills signed into law by Governor Ralph Northam, all Virginia...

Childcare to (Hopefully) Become More Affordable in Arlington

If you live in Arlington and pay a fortune for child care, we’ve got some good news for you: The Arlington County Board approved...

Prince William County School Board passes budget including raises for teachers

Better pay for teachers, 46 additional counselors for schools, and more psychologists and social workers. All of the above are included in...

Parents speak out against seclusion and restraint policies

We wrote yesterday about the backlash over Fairfax County schools’ use of seclusion and restraint, and shortly after that, parents and advocates...

5 Virginians Making News Today

If you love ice cream (you better) and live in Virginia Beach (lucky!), then you should familiarize yourself with the story...