A recent court ruling about Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement could have implications for Virginia.
Articles by Megan Pauly
In May, Richmond Public Schools admitted they hadn’t been enforcing an attendance policy, allowing many students to graduate who otherwise should not have. Now, the district has proposed revisions to that policy.
Virginia state lottery sales are at a record high and that could mean more funding for K-12 education. But not always.
John Hagerty is with Virginia’s state lottery. “When you spend a dollar on a lottery ticket, a portion of that dollar is profit," he said. "And that amount goes to schools.”
Hagerty says the profit comes out to about 28 cents on the dollar. Per state law that funding is invested in K-12 educational programming across the state - things like alternative education and career and technical education.
A class action lawsuit filed against Richmond’s public housing authority last year was settled in February, and approved by a U.S. district judge this week and those affected by incorrect utility surcharges will receive $1.2 million in refunds.
Residents in Richmond’s public housing complexes have predetermined monthly allowance for utility costs. If they exceed that allowance they’re charged a late fee. But over the past several years as many as 7,000 tenants were unfairly charged a late fee.
A 5th annual statewide refugee mental health summit was held in Richmond today, and continues tomorrow.
A candidate for Richmond’s 7th District School Board seat announced today [Tuesday] he won’t be accepting campaign donations from Dominion, Altria or Ukrops.
According to a new report – only 5% of children in the Commonwealth are without health insurance, compared to 4% nationally.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently signed legislation giving educators in the Commonwealth more time to renew their teaching licenses. That law is now in effect
In the past, Virginia educators have had to renew their teaching licenses every five years through completion of additional college coursework, professional development and more. But now they’ll have double the time to complete those requirements and the paperwork that goes along with it.
A significant piece of education-related legislation cleared Virginia’s General Assembly this year - which capped the length of allowable long-term out-of-school suspensions. That law is now in effect.
In the culmination of a year-long process engaging the public – Richmond’s Monument Avenue Commission released their final recommendations to Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney today (7/2).