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George Mason and AWS to develop college-transfer platform

by Lindsay McKenzie

George Mason University and Amazon Web Services announced they're developing a streamlined platform to ease the process of changing schools.

Virginia launches state financial aid form for students ineligible for FAFSA

by Emily Bamforth

Virginia released an alternative application for undocumented students seeking aid, following a state bill passed last year.

Eight Virginia universities announce cybersecurity workforce projects

by Ryan Johnston

University students will get experience working on projects related to cybersecurity risk and bio-cybersecurity.

Virginia Gov. Northam releases in-person graduation guidelines

by Colin Wood

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

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

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

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

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

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

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