Stories tagged: "Education Policy"


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.

Logging On: Virginia Sets Up Online GED Test To Help Residents

RICHMOND-Virginia residents may now take the GED test online, as some people still don't feel comfortable doing it in person.

Contributed photo - Staff members at Axton Elementary School check students' temperatures daily before entering the classroom.
Virginia Keeps Mask Rule For Summer Classes, CDC Guidance On Hold

RICHMOND-Already in the middle of summer school, district and VDOE officials say the mask mandate remains in place until July 25.

How Can Virginia Schools Protect Against Cyberattacks?

RICHMOND-Virginia schools need a number of changes in order to protect against cyberattacks. The question is how will they pay for it?

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.

Rashid: What Is Critical Race Theory? Why Don’t We Ask The Creators?

STAFFORD-After a school board incident in Loudoun County, Qasim looks to the creators of critical race theory to explain what it is and isn't.