Regardless of the legal outcome, the issues surrounding a former chef from the governor’s mansion and gifts from the CEO of a company called Star Scientific may take a political toll on the state’s top Republicans.
Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney Gregory Underwood will now handle the state embezzlement case of a former Executive Mansion chef.
A hearing in Richmond Circuit Court Thursday could mean more trouble for Virginia’s Governor, whose relationship with a Richmond-area businessman is the subject of an FBI investigation.
It could also have implications for his fellow Republican, attorney general Ken Cuccinelli, who will ask to be excused from the case.
The State Board of Education is moving forward with proposed "cut" or passing scores for Standards of Learning.
The new cut scores are to help implement more rigorous standards to promote college and career readiness.Depending on the subject, the cut scores will be applied to grades three, five, and eight for Science and grades five and eight for other subjects.
No action has been taken yet, but next month when the Virginia State Board of Education meets, it will discuss establishing new licensing requirements for educators who teach only online courses.