virginia
Christian Schools, Legislation
Parents and education leaders rally at ‘ground zero’ of parental rights movement

Xi Van Fleet addresses the crowd at the Herzog Foundation rally in Loudoun County, Virginia. As someone born in Mao’s China, Xi Van Fleet was considered… Read More

April 20, 2022
Public Education
Google to invest $300 million in Virginia, joins education partnership

(The Center Square) – Google has pledged to invest about $300 million into Virginia and joined a computer science partnership with Virginia’s K-12 public school system, community colleges and higher… Read More

April 20, 2022
Public Education
Youngkin amends bills to prevent tax increase, force school board election

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin proposed amendments to more than 100 bills that passed the General Assembly, including amendments to prevent a potential tax hike, to force… Read More

April 14, 2022
Legislation
Youngkin signs bills on education, health and transportation

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed nearly 50 bills over the weekend, addressing education, health, transportation, public safety and other policies. “We are here to provide solutions… Read More

April 5, 2022
Public Education
Virginia Education Department reviewing how Loudoun County handled sexual assault

(The Center Square) – The Virginia Department of Education is reviewing an accusation that Loudoun County Superintendent Scott Ziegler purposefully misled the public by failing to disclose information about a… Read More

March 24, 2022
Public Education
Virginia Lab school funding remains topic of budget negotiations

(The Center Square) – One of Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s school choice proposals, the creation of university-partnered laboratory schools, will remain part of the budget negotiations, which were suspended until… Read More

March 21, 2022
Public Education
Youngkin disputes several Virginia media reports on divisive concept tip line

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is disputing several news reports that claimed every school superintendent in the state opposed his tip line to report divisive concepts taught… Read More

March 21, 2022
Public Education
Virginia prohibition on school mask mandates to be determined by courts

(The Center Square) – A new Virginia law prohibits school divisions from enforcing face mask mandates, but at least one school district and some parents are suing the commonwealth to… Read More

March 10, 2022
Public Education
Court: Virginia county can’t enforce mask rules, must expunge punishments

(The Center Square) – A court ordered that Loudoun County, Virginia Public Schools cannot enforce its mask mandate on students and will need to expunge students’ records if they had… Read More

February 18, 2022
Public Education
Youngkin signs bill to ban mask mandates in Virginia schools

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed legislation Wednesday afternoon that allows parents to opt their children out of public school mask requirements, effectively banning mandates on public… Read More

February 17, 2022
Public Education
Loudoun County prepares to arrest maskless children in schools

Can you imagine young students being arrested for going maskless in school? Unbelievably, some public school officials are doing more than imagining it. A leaked email… Read More

February 9, 2022
Christian Schools
Poll: Virginians overwhelmingly support private school scholarship tax credit

(Tyler Arnold | The Center Square) – Virginians overwhelmingly support a Virginia school choice policy, which currently grants tax credits to people who donate to nonprofits that give private school… Read More

February 8, 2022
Public Education
Dozens of students suspended in two VA school districts for not wearing masks

Fifty-three students in two Virginia school districts were suspended this week for going to school without a mask. The schools’ draconian measures violate Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive order… Read More

February 4, 2022
Homeschools
Homeschooling numbers surge in Virginia during pandemic and public education conflict

After two years of extraordinary growth, approximately 62,000 homeschool families in Virginia now represent about 5 percent of the state’s total public school enrollment – one of the… Read More

February 2, 2022
Public Education
Gov. Youngkin signs executive orders on education, ensures parental rights in first day in office

Glenn Youngkin was sworn in on Saturday as Virginia’s 74th governor. On his first day in office he enacted 11 Executive Orders, and as promised, a significant portion… Read More

January 19, 2022