EDUCATION

Schools in Virginia open their doors every fall, without enough teachers to fill classrooms. Teachers are underpaid, classrooms are overflowing, and institutional racism abounds. What will the General Assembly do this year to improve our public schools?

Virginians Believe School Suspensions Ignore Students’ Needs

School suspension is a tool used by teachers and faculty when they don’t have any other options other than to remove a disruptive child...

Former School Administrator Believes ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Reform Starts With...

Ending the school to prison pipeline starts by teaching tolerance, and Kimberly Tucker knows that isn't an easy thing to do.  After many years of...

Virginia Teens are Taking a Stand Against Gun Violence

Almost every piece of gun control legislation has died in the Virginia General Assembly this year. Legislation to require persons to report the loss...

Virginia Schools Have A Suspension Problem

John was an elementary school student who came into foster care as a result of severe physical abuse. He had received mental health counseling...

Virginia House Members Announce Millennial Caucus, But Many Issues Didn’t Make...

Virginia has a Sunrise Caucus, a Prayer Caucus, one for women and one for each political party, and now, along with a new wave...