Education

In Virginia, black students more likely to be penalized for the same conduct as their peers

A new report from a legal advocacy group for low-income Virginians found black students made up a disproportionate share of the disorderly...

Virginia Board of Education seeks nearly $1 billion in new K-12 funding

The governing body for K-12 education in Virginia will review a proposal on Thursday to spend an additional $950 million on the...

Teachers and parents alarmed by rat, mold, and roaches at Sherwood Forest Elementary School

Teachers and parents at Sherwood Elementary in Norfolk have expressed concerns that administrators are not taking enough steps to combat the mold,...

In tough re-election fight, Va. House Speaker releases misleading attack ad

As the race for Virginia's 66th District house seat continues to heat up, Republican House Speaker Kirk Cox has released an attack ad that...

High school voter registration challenge begins

Governor Ralph Northam announced today the start of the 2019-2020 Governor's High School Voter Registration Challenge. The challenge lets...

If the new General Assembly gets it done, ‘suddenly, college is worth it.’

As millions of students in the Commonwealth return to school this week, the coming months could define whether a new generation of...

The Virginia teachers turning to crowdfunding for school supplies

As the start of the school year approaches, thousands of Virginia teachers have turned to crowdfunding sites to buy necessary school supplies...

How much does college cost in Virginia? A lot.

This is part two of our Back to School Week series. Check out part one, where we focused on a program at George Mason...

A “life changing” program at George Mason University helps first-gen students attend college

Angelica Felder’s dream of going to college were in jeopardy, and with them, so was her hope of becoming a nurse. But...

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