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Kecoughtan High gets STEM program

Kecoughtan High School was approved by the Virginia Department of Education to launch an Architecture and Applied Arts Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy and the Hampton School Board.

Adjustments sure to take place as college tuition in Virginia rises

Tuition has jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

College students continue the fight for voting rights in Virginia

Virginia is one of only four states that permanently takes a citizen’s right to vote away upon being convicted of a felony. As a result of Virginia denying the right to vote to people with felony convictions, the state currently ...

RPS joins pledge to improve achievement among young men of color

RPS School Superintendent Dr. Dana T. Bedden: “We are and will continue to be committed to monitoring the progress of our males of color, and will work to develop early warning systems that will allow us to activate the interventions ...

Program seeks integration of Suffolk schools

A federal agency told Suffolk Public Schools to adopt the program, Majority to Minority--a program in which students who are a majority race in their school can attend another school where they will be the minority.

New provost appointed to TCC Norfolk campus

Jefferey Boyd is the new provost of Tidewater Community College's Norfolk Campus.

No SAT/ACT required for ODU enrollment

A pilot project being launched this fall will offer students with a strong academic record in high school a path to acceptance at Old Dominion University without ever taking a standardized admission test.

TCC to begin new associate program

Tidewater Community College is offering a new program beginning in August.

Ciao! Petersburg Students go to Italy

Vernon Johns Jr. High School students are off to Italy.

HU president receives 100 Black Men of America Chairman's Award

Dr. William Harvey is a recipient of the 100 Black Men of American Inc. 2014 Chairman's Award in Mentoring.

Highland Springs High School gets an edge in job hunt

Highland Springs High School students had an opportunity to participate in a job-shadowing program.

$317.6 million budget approved by Norfolk School Board

An investment has been made that will change Norfolk’s halls of academia for the better.

Portsmouth schools receive $6 million increase

The Portsmouth school district has received a $6 million extra.

City schools honor 2014 valedictorians

Richmond Community’s Alexandra Davidson ranks as this year’s citywide valedictorian, graduating high school with a 4.954 grade point average. As a group, this year’s valedictorians compiled a 4.45 grade point average and over two million dollars in scholarships.

VSU hires new College of Agriculture Marketing director

Michelle Menendez Olgers has been welcomed as VSU College of Agriculture marketing director.

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