Education

A look at education issues around Virginia.

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Lottery profits are supposed to go to education. Critics, however, say lawmakers are engaged in a bait and switch.

Building A Road Map For Teaching About Slavery

Feb 14, 2018
The Montpelier Foundation

It is a question that has long vexed America: How do we teach our history of slavery?  This month, James Madison’s Montpelier started working on an answer.

Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIOIQ

There’s a push to get students excited about computer science and tech. A new public high school in Richmond is tapping into that trend. But the school, called CodeRVA, isn’t just relying on innovative curriculum. It’s also an entirely different model of teaching, where school is a workplace.

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As lawmakers return to Richmond this year, many of them will be focused on reforming Virginia’s system of standardized testing.

Michael Pope

Governor-elect Ralph Northam is filling out key Cabinet posts in the run-up to his inauguration next month, and this week he’s outlining his new education team.

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