Tyler Arnold

Tyler Arnold reports on Virginia and West Virginia for The Center Square. He previously worked for the Cause of Action Institute and has been published in Business Insider, USA TODAY College,…

Public Education
Court dismisses lawsuit against previous West Virginia COVID-19 restrictions

(The Center Square) – The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit filed against West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice for his previous COVID-19 lockdown policies, but refused to rule… Read More

June 15, 2022
Public Education
Virginia budget deal would allocate $100 million for lab schools

(The Center Square) – The Virginia House and Senate passed budget compromise legislation that would allocate $100 million for university-run and publicly funded K-12 lab schools, which was sent to… Read More

June 3, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Virginia budget deal cuts school choice program by more than half

(The Center Square) – The Virginia budget deal, which passed both chambers of the General Assembly, would cut funding for a school choice tax credit program by more than half… Read More

June 3, 2022
Virginia rep intends to sue to stop store from selling explicit books to minors

(The Center Square) – A Virginia lawmaker is heading to the courts to prevent Barnes & Noble from selling the controversial books “Gender Queer” and “Court of Mist and Fury”… Read More

May 23, 2022
Public Education
Virginia report: lower education standards, lockdowns caused decline in achievement

(The Center Square) – A reduction in achievement standards, the COVID-19 school lockdowns and a lack of transparency have contributed to a decline in student achievement in Virginia’s public education… Read More

May 20, 2022