The Valley Scholars program aims to help more rural first-generation college students by working with them starting in middle school. Students who complete the program are eligible for free tuition at JMU.
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Richmond Public Schools recently decided to move ahead with plans to rezone all schools at the elementary through high school level before the start of the 20-21 school year. That means redrawing the maps that determine where kids go to schools.
This month, high school students across Virginia are making decisions about where to go to college in the fall. The state is working to streamline how universities present their financial aid offers.
The Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program helps those denied an education by the state and local school boards persue college degrees. The scholarship committee recently voted to open the fund to new applicants through the end of May.