Stories tagged: "#ClassDuringCOVID"


Blacksburg, Va. - As of last week, 47% of Virginia Tech students are vaccinated, and 2% of students received an approved exemption, meaning nearly half of enrolled students are in compliance. (Photo: Alex Scribner)
Can I Attend A Virginia College Or University Without Being Vaccinated?

RICHMOND-New and returning Virginia college students hope to return to normalcy this fall, but the vaccine question looms.

Yes, Virginia, Schools Will Open Five Days A Week This Fall

COLLINSVILLE-Virginia schools will open five days a week this fall. So why are politicians saying differently? It seems they forgot SB 1303.

‘Our Children Have Zero Access’: Lack of Rural Broadband Hurts Virginia Students

MARTINSVILLE-More than 200,000 Virginia students lack broadband. President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal aims to solve this problem.

Contributed photo - Rita Browning teaches math class at Laurel Park Middle School.
Yes, Virginia, Face Masks Are Still Mandatory in Local Schools

COLLINSVILLE-Yes, the emergency order's gone. But face masks are still mandatory in all Virginia schools, at least for this summer.

What’s on the Menu? Task Force Considers Changes for Virginia Schools

RICHMOND-The governor's new task force will consider changing calendars and offering different meal options for Virginia schools.

LEARNS grants will help schools recover from the pandemic
LEARNS Grants To Help Schools Recover From Learning Loss

To help combat learning loss in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam announced in May that districts could apply for part of Virginia’s $62.7 million LEARNS fund. LEARNS or Leading, Engaging, Assessing, Recovering, Nurturing and Succeeding, is a grant program that the Virginia Department of Education manages.

A look at some of the tent facilities used as virus mitigation methods by Montgomery County Schools.
Why Tents? Montgomery County Schools Use Unique Anti-Viral Methods

CHRISTIANSBURG-In order to stay operational since August, Montgomery County Schools has used a variety of unique virus mitigation methods.