Morgan Sweeney  

Morgan Sweeney is a staff writer covering Virginia and Maryland for The Center Square. Morgan was an active member of the journalism program as an undergraduate at Hillsdale College and previously…

Public Education
Virginia school rankings yields a rural surprise

(The Center Square) – U.S. News & World Report recently released its rankings of Virginia K-12 public schools, and the results are primarily unsurprising – except for one school that placed second… Read More

December 12, 2023
Public Education
Scrutinized Northern Virginia school board up for reelection

(The Center Square) – Tuesday’s Virginia General Assembly general election will be in the national spotlight as interested parties watch to see if Gov. Glenn Youngkin has been able to… Read More

November 6, 2023
Youngkin issues Executive Directive to combat targeting of religious and ethnic groups

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin issued Executive Directive Six, a directive to fortify the state’s response to attacks on religious or ethnic groups in response to “significantly… Read More

November 1, 2023
Groups urge Supreme Court to hear school admissions case

(The Center Square) — A Virginia parents group and Fairfax County Public Schools have been locked in a legal battle recently appealed to the Supreme Court – and several legal organizations… Read More

September 25, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin announces new education initiative after pandemic learning loss

(The Center Square) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced his ALL IN VA plan, intended to help Virginia students recover from COVID-19 learning loss and return to higher academic standards, on the… Read More

September 8, 2023