Nearly six decades since the groundbreaking desegregation decision in “Brown v. Board of Education,” two new studies of Virginia schools report the commonwealth’s schools are still deeply divided by race and poverty.
Could legalizing marijuana in Virginia help address social disparities and inequities? That’s one of the topics the state’s legislative watchdog agency explores in a new report examining how the commonwealth should legalize marijuana.
The complaint alleged the admissions process relies too much on a standardized test and that the school system failed to identify gifted Black and Hispanic students in its elementary and middle schools.
Most Virginians can renew their identification online or by mail — an option instated by the Department of Motor Vehicles due to COVID-19 — and they’re being encouraged to signup for a two-year renewal.
Residents at nursing and assisted living facilities will likely not be able to have Thanksgiving with their loved ones this year, but staff at places like Rosewood Village are trying to keep residents connected to their family, even if it's not in person.
Triple-negative breast cancer, also known as TNBC accounts for 40,000 deaths in the U.S. Now researchers at the University of Virginia have discovered the gene responsible for it's spread, giving hope to many suffering from the disease.
The rise in COVID-19 cases comes just before the holidays, when get-togethers with family & friends are a big part of the festivities. Now is the time to solidify those safe celebration plans to slow the spread.
Angel Tree is a Christmas tradition for thousands of families in Central Virginia, but it’s going to be a bit different due to the ongoing pandemic - that includes an even easier way to find a child in need.