Education

A look at education issues around Virginia.

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Students and advocacy groups in Richmond are accusing school administrators of unfairly disciplining black students, and students with disabilities. Two students and a local chapter of the NAACP filed a federal discrimination complaint against Richmond Public Schools Wednesday. 

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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.

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A new report shows that while Virginia is making improvements for its children in education and health, other areas such as economic well-being continue to falter.

Did the Obama administration go too far when it directed the nation's schools to let transgender students use bathrooms of their choice? The Gloucester County School board is asking the United States Supreme Court to consider their appeal of a fourth circuit ruling allowing a transgender student to use the boys bathroom.

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