A number of state psychiatric hospitals in Virginia are at – or over – capacity. A state taskforce working to address the issue heard from a national expert Monday. Megan Pauly reports.
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Enrollment for Medicaid expansion began January 1– and the state projected around 200,000 people would enroll by June. Virginia has already surpassed that goal – with 277,000 new enrollees so far.
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.
Earlier today, a group of private hospital providers announced new efforts to help alleviate overburdened state psychiatric facilities across Virginia. Megan Pauly reports.
Data obtained by WCVE shows that private schools in Virginia for students with disabilities secluded and restrained students more than 28,000 times over the past two years. Megan Pauly reports.
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.
Tuesday is the last day Virginia529’s prepaid college savings program is enrolling new applicants. The group plans to roll out a new program early next year with a few changes. Megan Pauly reports.
A large group of students from Richmond’s George Wythe High School walked out of class Wednesday morning to protest the forced resignation of principal Reva Green.
All of Virginia’s state psychiatric hospitals are currently above what’s considered a safe capacity level of 85%.