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
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
Culture
Youngkin holds ‘Parents Matter’ town halls

(The Center Square) – Gov. Glenn Youngkin is leading a ‘Parents Matter’ town hall tour across the commonwealth to engage Virginia parents on crucial issues impacting youth. The tour began over a… Read More

August 14, 2023
Public Education
VCU, Richmond high school form first lab school in commonwealth

(The Center Square) – The Virginia Board of Education has approved the first lab school in the state, something Gov. Glenn Youngkin has been pushing for since he took office. Read More

July 31, 2023
Public Education
School safety forum brings educators, law enforcement together

(The Center Square) – More than 1,100 people registered to attend the 2023 Virginia School Safety Training Forum, which will address roughly 20 topics pertaining to school safety and student well-being. Read More

July 28, 2023
Legislation
College savings plans could be applied to certifications, workforce training in VA

(The Center Square) – Virginia Reps. Abigail Spanberger and Rob Wittman are leading a bipartisan effort to diversify how college savings accounts can be used. The Freedom to Invest in… Read More

July 7, 2023