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  • Hampton sorority donates coats to students

    The Hampton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. bought a coat for every student at Cary Elementary School recently, presenting 391 coats at a school assembly, according to Hampton City Schools officials.
  • McAuliffe calls for background checks on nurses

    McAuliffe calls for background checks on nurses
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe will call for criminal background checks as part of the licensing process for nurses, and he included funding for the new program in his budget proposal this week. The system now is based on self disclosure, with...

    Review: More flexibility called for in Virginia schools

    RICHMOND – Twelve recommendations bubbled out of a four-month look at Virginia's Standards of Learning, and they'll be developed into reform proposals as the General Assembly goes back into session next month. Perhaps the biggest change would allow...

    Menchville High in Newport News honored for financial literacy test scores

    Menchville High School was named a Blue Star school in recognition of its students' successful performance on the 2013-14 W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test, according to Newport News Public Schools officials. W!SE, or Working in Support of...

    Improvement plans in works for two Newport News schools denied accreditation

     Improvement plans in works for two Newport News schools denied accreditation
    Newport News school officials are looking at ways to improve academic performance at Sedgefield and Newsome Park elementary schools, which were denied conditional accreditation from the state Board of Education Oct. 23. Brian Nichols, NNPS chief...