Stories tagged: "schools"


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.

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.

Democrats Debate: How Do You Fix A Pandemic’s Educational Damage?

RICHMOND-How do you fix the educational damage left behind by the COVID-19 pandemic? Democratic candidates for governor offered their solutions in Thursday's debate.

Houseless children are entitled to an education in the US
Who’s Helping Virginia’s Houseless Students?

RICHMOND-Post-pandemic, Virginia districts need help reaching houseless students and money is available. But they have to ask.