Stories tagged: "education"

VCU union members march to raise awareness for their demands
VCU Workers Claim They’ve Been Penalized For Unionizing

RICHMOND-Adjunct members of the new VCU workers union claim they’re being targeted through cuts in pay and fewer working hours.

How Do You Work When the Wi-Fi Doesn’t?

COLLINSVILLE-Parts of Virginia like Henry County struggle with infrastructure needs, like a lack of accessible broadband. What's the solution?

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For April 28

ROANOKE-Virginia stays the same in Congress, the minimum wage will go up on Monday, schools are headed back to class and we dive into the American Revolution.

VCU union members march to raise awareness for their demands
VCU Faculty, Staff And Student Workers Form a ‘Wall-To-Wall Union’

RICHMOND-Workers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), the second-largest public university in the Commonwealth, are organizing a “wall-to-wall labor union” to represent faculty, staff, and student workers.

Young girl holding protest sign
Getting Involved: New Law Lets Virginia Students Take Time Off For Civics

FAIRFAX-Virginia students can take one day off from school to help with a political event, protest or otherwise get involved with civics.

A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Here’s the Mess Betsy DeVos Left for Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.

People are registered for COVID-19 testing in a walk up line outside of Annandale High School (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
No Standardized Tests Mean Virginia Schools Won’t Get Accredited Though 2022

Department of Education says there won't be enough data without SOL results.