virginia
Courts
Virginia school administrator indicted by special grand jury in elementary school shooting

The former assistant principal at the Newport News, Virginia elementary school where a 6-year-old student shot his teacher has been indicted for child abuse. The unsealed indictment states that Ebony… Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
Virginia school board takes heat for turning off cameras during meetings

The Loudoun County School Board in Virginia is facing the ire of parents and community advocates for a recent decision to remove livestreaming cameras during the… Read More

March 26, 2024
Courts
Christian ministries get settlement in Virginia religious freedom suit

In a religious freedom victory, two Virginia churches, three Christian schools and a pregnancy center network have received a settlement in a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alliance Defending… Read More

March 25, 2024
Culture
Biden admin hits Liberty University with record fine

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚Äď The Department of Education (DOE) is imposing a fine on a Christian college in Virginia after they reportedly violated campus safety law. Read More

March 6, 2024
Culture
George Mason University offers scholarship for illegal immigrants

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚Äď George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, is offering scholarships to illegal immigrants, according to the institution‚Äôs website. The¬†Undocumented Scholars Award is designed to help first-generation… Read More

March 4, 2024
Courts
Justice Alito warns of ‚Äėvirus‚Äô on race-based school admissions in sharp dissent to SCOTUS petition denial

In a 10-page dissenting opinion, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito warned that a decision by a lower court to allow race-based admissions is a ‚Äúvirus that may spread‚ÄĚ if not… Read More

February 20, 2024
Legislation
Virginia legislative update: Key education bills advance

(The Center Square)¬†‚Äď Virginia‚Äôs 2024 General Assembly session is just over halfway finished, with 480 bills passed by the House of Delegates and 393 by the state Senate. Some critical… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation
Virginia bill abetting ‚Äėprofit-driven industry‚Äô of death, critics warn

(The Daily Signal) ‚ÄstCritics raised the alarm as the¬†Virginia Senate¬†passed a bill Friday that would legalize assisted suicide, otherwise known as ‚Äúmedical aid in dying.‚ÄĚ Based on the bill‚Äôs… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation
Legislation banning transgender athletes dies in the Legislature

(The Center Square)¬†‚ÄstAdvocates for the transgender community celebrated another victory in Virginia Tuesday when the House of Delegates K-12 Education Subcommittee voted down a bill that would have segregated sports… Read More

February 7, 2024
Public Education
Virginia’s public-school enrollment is declining faster than expected

Public school enrollment in Virginia is decreasing faster than expected, and started going down long before the pandemic, new data reveals. The University of Virginia‚Äôs Weldon Cooper Center for Public… Read More

January 24, 2024
Public Education
GMU is latest school under feds’ scrutiny for campus antisemitism

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚Äď George Mason University, located in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., has been added to a list of dozens of institutions of higher education… Read More

January 3, 2024
Opinion
Not just Ivy League: Public universities like GMU also must answer for moral rot

(The Daily Signal) ‚Äď So far, almost all the critical focus on how university leaders have manifestly failed to address rampant antisemitism on their campuses has been aimed at selective, private universities. Read More

December 19, 2023
Public Education
Is swearing in on age-restricted books taking liberal school board members by storm?

Two of the newly sworn members of the Fairfax County School Board (FCSB) were sworn in on Dec. 13 using books that have been age-restricted in the county‚Äôs public school… Read More

December 15, 2023
Courts
Teacher fired for not using student’s preferred pronouns wins major victory

(The Daily Signal) ‚Äď In a gratifying win for religious freedom and free speech, the Virginia Supreme Court concluded Thursday that embattled Virginia high school teacher Peter Vlaming, who had been … Read More

December 15, 2023
Public Education
Virginia school rankings yields a rural surprise

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

December 12, 2023
Public Education
Virginia school board relents, allows mother to pray during public comment

A Virginia school board reversed its decision to deny a parent’s request to pray during a public comment in August, now allowing the mother to pray during her allotted time. Read More

November 28, 2023
Public Education
Virginia school board decides against releasing ‚Äėdamning‚Äô report on graduation shooting

The Richmond, Virginia school board has voted to keep details of a mass shooting at a graduation secret from the public, much to the chagrin of the community. A… Read More

November 28, 2023
Public Education
Loudoun County, Virginia replaces entire school board as new members promise more transparency and parental involvement 

Loudoun County voters elected a completely new slate of school board members Tuesday in what many say is a resounding victory for parents. The new board… Read More

November 8, 2023
Public Education
Virginia judge says lawsuit of teacher shot by student will go forward as school district argues worker’s comp shield

A $40 million lawsuit in the notorious case where a 6-year-old boy shot his teacher in Virginia is going forward, a local judge in the case… Read More

November 8, 2023
Opinion
Op-ed: As a teacher, I’m saddened by the continued disregard for student safety at Loudoun County Public Schools

Students at Loudoun County Public Schools are speaking out about their safety, but LCPS administrators are more concerned about upholding woke agendas than they are about restoring common sense policies… Read More

November 6, 2023