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 seeing their rates double. Christopher Newport...

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. Below we've gathered the highlights of what got done, what...

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 best resolution for foster children is placement with a family...

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 schools will now be allowed to open before Labor Day.

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 new zoning rules aimed at reducing childcare costs. New changes will...

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 the new $1.5 billion Prince William County School Board budget...

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 shared their outrage with the Virginia Board of Education.

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 of Joey Launi, whose ice cream parlor Lolly’s Creamery, will...