Mallory Noe-Payne

Reporter - Richmond

Mallory Noe-Payne is a national award-winning reporter and producer based in Richmond, Virginia. She's done work for NPR, Marketplace and Public Radio International. 

Although she's a native Virginian, she's also worked for public radio in Boston. There, she helped produce stories about higher education, including a nationally-airing series on the German university system.   In addition to working for WGBH, she's worked at WAMU in Washington D.C. She graduated from Virginia Tech with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. 

For more frequent updates from Richmond, or occasional commentary on rock climbing and vegetable gardening, you can follow Mallory on Twitter @MalloryNoePayne

Virginia Educators United

 

 

Education advocates have an ask for parents, community members, and teachers across the state this school year -- and that’s to wear red for ed.

Steve Helber / AP

Virginia Republicans have advanced a plan to redraw a third of Virginia’s state house districts. But lawmakers are still a long way off from agreeing on a final solution and fulfilling a court order.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

 

 

Lawmakers are in Richmond Thursday to evaluate a new set of redistricting proposals. And as Republicans and Democrats throw out competing maps it’s left us with a question: can redistricting be done without people at all?

Virginia Department of Education

School accreditation ratings are out Thursday in Virginia. But for parents and teachers things may not look so familiar. That’s because the state has implemented a whole new rating system, shifting the focus away from test scores. Schools will be evaluated on student growth, how often students miss school,  and achievement gaps between African-American students and their white peers.

Kate Thompson

 

 

At an apartment building in the Highland Park neighborhood of Richmond, Dr. Amy Paul is making a housecall. But the person who greets her at the front door isn’t the patient. It’s home health aide Vickie Grady.

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