Governor Proposes Increased Funding to Hire More K-12 Teachers

Dec 18, 2015

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Part of Governor McAuliffe’s overall proposed budget includes more than $1 billion dollars allotted for education.

Among the initiatives poised to receive that funding, John O’Neil with the Virginia Education Association says several stand out, such as adding thousands of much-needed teaching positions, and a $50 million dollar increase in funding for programs helping at-risk students