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  • Legislative notebook: Bills headed to McAuliffe

    RICHMOND – Legislation that would require statewide norms for school seclusion and restraint policies is headed to the governor for his signature. Senate Bill 782 passed the House unanimously Friday. It had already cleared the Senate. The bill...
  • York superintendent proposes county spend an additional $1.7 million

    York superintendent proposes county spend an additional $1.7 million
    York County School Division Superintendent Victor Shandor released portions of fiscal year 2016's budget proposal Monday evening at a York County School Board meeting. He proposed paying for salary increases, new buses and technological upgrades with an...
  • Leading our city schools

    A city's public school system ranks among its most important assets. In addition to educating future generations, the quality of a community's education system can be a powerful economic development tool and a reliable indicator of its quality of life....
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  • 1968 Olympian Tommie Smith promotes healthy living at Hampton youth track event

    HAMPTON -- On Oct. 16, 1968, Tommie Smith stepped on to an Olympic track in Mexico City and officially became the fastest man in the world, winning the gold medal in the 200-meter dash with a time of 19.83, a mark was the world record for 11 years. It...
  • Hampton School Board narrows qualities it wants in new superintendent

    HAMPTON — The next superintendent of Hampton City Schools will be required to have a doctorate and live in Hampton, but every other preference will fall into just that category — preferred. Hampton School Board members spent two hours...
  • General Assembly 2015: A load of issues at session's start

    General Assembly 2015: A load of issues at session's start
    Sure things are a rarity when the state legislature rolls back into town. That said, it's a pretty sure bet Virginia's legislators will talk about serious ethics reforms after the curtain goes up Wednesday on their 2015 session. Thank federal...
  • Hampton Roads veterans share war stories for documentary

    Hampton Roads veterans share war stories for documentary
    NEWPORT NEWS — Wulf Berg was 7 at the end of World War II. After his home, outside of Cologne, Germany, was bombed, he walked with his mother through the charred rubble of the city. The only images he's seen that remind him of that day have been...
  • House Republicans plan K-12 tweaks for Virginia public schools

    RICHMOND – House Republicans backed a set of incremental education reforms Thursday, saying they plan to continue evolving Virginia's K-12 testing system and school accreditation measures. They stopped short of calling for a major change in the...
  • 2015: A look at the year ahead

    2015: A look at the year ahead
    With 2014 rapidly drawing to a conclusion, it's only appropriate to begin to take stock of the year ahead. An eventful year has passed on the Peninsula and throughout Virginia. What will 2015 bring? Here's what we expect. Shipbuilding Executives...
  • Hampton Roads schools see increase in on-time graduation rate

    Local school divisions largely followed a statewide trend of more students graduating on-time from high school, according to data released by the state Wednesday. School officials praised the increase as the culmination of years of focused efforts to...