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Warner discusses Student Right to Know Before You Go Act

“I’m quite concerned about college costs because I’ll have two children in college at the same time,” said parent Rose Stith-Singleton of Richmond. Her daughter, Christine, told Sen. Warner she wants to study literature in college, but is worried about ...

HCPS student competes in National YoungArts Competition

Reissner’s unique “wearable art” impressed judges who recognized its use of fashion and color to create memorable visual experiences. The merit award includes a cash prize of $500 along with opportunities to earn additional scholarships and participate in workshops with ...

Va. Beach school board considers LGBT protections

Virginia Beach school board members want to protect gay students from bullying and gay employees from discrimination by changing the school division's policies.

Hampton School Board seeks SOL reform

Hampton’s School Board is considering a resolution that would urge the state to re-examine Standards of Learning (SOL) tests.

Three new members appointed to NSU board

Gov. McDonnell has appointed three new members to Norfolk State University's governing board.

HU nursing program awarded $1.3 million grant

Hampton University was awarded a grant to increase veteran enrollment.

CNU increases tuition for faculty raises

Christopher Newport University (CNU) staff will be getting raises in the near future.

Hampton Public Schools to adopt laptop initiative

Hampton Public Schools is planning to link students to technology with its One-To-One Technology Initiative.

Advocates criticize DOE for failing to prioritize integration

A national group of scholars and civil rights advocates is sharply criticising the US Department of Education for failing to include “school diversity” as a priority in the agency’s strategic plan for the nation’s public schools.

Brighter days ahead for NSU with new interim president

Eddie N. Moore Jr. will serve as the new interim president for Norfolk State University (NSU).

VSU joins HBCU/Brazil scholarship program

Virginia State University (VSU) is one of 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) included in a new scholarship program that supports Brazilian students who wish to attend American HBCUs.

Local universities rank in U.S. News Best Colleges

U.S. News and World Report has named Virginia Commonwealth University a 2014 “Up and Comer” among national universities in its annual Best Colleges rankings. The guide also ranked University of Richmond No. 25 on its list of Best National Liberal ...

Grants to cover fees for low-income students taking AP tests

The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded more than $28.8 million in grants to 42 states, including Virginia, to cover a portion of the fees charged to low-income students for taking advanced placement (AP) tests.

Rival colleges collaborate with Newport News education center

The University of Virginia and Virginia Tech are partnering to open a jointly operated Newport News education center.

Dominion to award $600,000 in grants to Virginia schools

Education grants of more than $600,000 from Dominion Resources and the Dominion Foundation will be awarded to schools and educational institutions around Virginia for the 2013-2014 academic year.