Tags Virginia

Virginia Gov. Northam releases in-person graduation guidelines

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

An early draft plan for in-person graduation ceremonies for K-12 districts and higher education shows what a transition back to normal may look like.

Virginia disperses $116M in CARES Act funding to universities

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

The latest university relief allocation in Virginia will support COVID-19 testing, protective equipment and telework and distance learning infrastructure.

Two historically black universities in Virginia to get $3.5M for STEM

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

The funding expands the UTeach program, currently at 45 universities nationwide, to train new teachers with STEM degrees.

For open educational resources, Virginia launches statewide platform

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

The new website, which already hosts some 10,000 files, is for educators at all grade levels to share and co-develop open educational resources.

Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.

Virginia doubles funding for school-security technologies

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Hundreds of schools across the commonwealth will share $6 million in funding, which is set to double next year amid concerns of gun violence.

Electric, zero-emission school buses head to Virginia

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The Virginia-based Dominion Energy says it plans to roll out the first 50 electric school buses by the end of 2020.

Virginia prepares 'Equity in Education' data competition

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

The commonwealth's annual "datathon" will center this year on improving the equality of educational outcomes for all students.

Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.