Updated: All the Virginia Schools and Universities Closed For Coronavirus

Gov. Ralph Northam ordered all K-12 schools to close from March 16 to 27th "at a minimum." UPDATE -- Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday ordered all K-12 school...

How This Virginia School System Is Getting Ready For Coronavirus

Alexandria City Public Schools explains how they are preparing for a potential coronavirus outbreak.
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What Collective Bargaining Would Mean For Virginia’s Public Sector Employees

The Commonwealth is one of only three states that don't allow collective bargaining for public sector employees. Public sector employees in Virginia could soon gain collective bargaining rights....

What Virginia’s New LGBTQ Protections Really Do

The legislation passed by the General Assembly goes beyond anti-discrimination laws, banning conversion "therapy" and officially striking the defunct state ban on gay marriage. After years of delay,...
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Guns, LGBTQ Rights and the ERA: The Big Changes Already Happening in Virginia

Democrats are making real progress on several campaign promises. UPDATED: February 10, 2020 There has been a flurry of activity since Democrats took over the...

What Democrats hope to tackle first in Virginia

Gov. Northam's spending plan highlights Democratic priorities ahead of taking over the General Assembly next month. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam has started to roll out pieces of...

Virginia schools still lack funding, teachers, and support staff

Virginia Board of Education's annual report finds school funding from the state is 8% lower than it was in 2009. The Virginia Board of Education presented its annual...

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

A new report from a legal advocacy group for low-income Virginians found black students made up a disproportionate share of the disorderly conduct charges filed by Virginia public school officers.

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 state's public schools. The money is tied...

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, insect, and rodent infestations currently beleaguering the school.