Education

Virginia Department of Education

Strapped for cash, some public schools in Virginia are operating without a principal or a nurse, but the state’s board of education met today to discuss requiring those jobs be filled.

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There’s good news today for about 400,000 students planning to attend state colleges and universities in the fall.  Tuition and fees are up 3.6% on average -- the lowest increase in 15 years. 

Richmond’s Public Library is hosting its sixth annual “Girls of Summer” event Wednesday. It’s the kick-off for an empowering summer reading list, put together by two local authors.

Fully Sustainable Classroom Launches in Floyd County

Jun 9, 2016

A 99-year-old, 40-foot green boxcar at Apple Ridge Farm summer camp in Floyd County has been repurposed into a completely sustainable, off-the-grid classroom called EBase USA.

Virginia’s General Assembly has agreed on a budget for the next two years, but Governor Terry McAuliffe is not happy with some parts of the spending plan.  In an exclusive interview, he told WVTF’s Sandy Hausman he wants more cash for certain schools.

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