Stories tagged: "education"


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Richmond Public Schools Gave Teachers the Power to Negotiate. Here’s Why That Matters for the Rest of Virginia.

Richmond Public Schools became the first district in Virginia to adopt a collective bargaining resolution for teachers.

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From Tinkering to Teaching: Virginia Educator Wins National Cybersecurity Award

Kristina Rice, a teacher at Spotsylvania High School, has been recognized by the US Department of Education with a prestigious cybersecurity award.

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Want to Go to College for Free? There’s a Program in Virginia for That.

“These are all high-demand, for the most part high-wage, fields and career pathways. And so [students are] going to come out, no debt, be able to go into a great career, start making really good money right away."

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.

Virginia’s Officials Detail Plans to Help Foster Children Post-Pandemic

COLLINSVILLE-Foster children faced a variety of difficult circumstances during the pandemic. Virginia officials have a plan to help.