The legislation is sponsored in the Senate by Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton, and would require the Virginia Board of Education to develop minimum standards for cultural competency training by Dec. 31, 2021.
The University of Virginia School of Nursing says the program saw a significant increase in applicants this year. That, while a student group is seeking to increase the amount of diversity in years to come.
Teachers continue to come up with creative ways to educate students during the pandemic. Birmingham City Schools switched to remote learning to end the year and one district teacher transformed her garage into her virtual learning classroom for students.
TikTok has donated $10 million to universities that serve underrepresented students with programs focused on public health and medical fields. This includes a $1 million grant to Virginia Union University.
A new survey from the Wason Center for Civic Leadership suggests many parents are worried about their child falling behind, even if they believe their child's school district is prepared for virtual learning.
Parent-Teacher Association leaders narrowed down hundreds of name suggestions for Chesterfield County’s new elementary school into three options. Now, the school board is asking the public’s help in making a selection.