Education

A look at education issues around Virginia.

Schools across Virginia are finding themselves in a crunch. And they’re being asked to do more with less according to a new analysis.

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.

Demographics Research Group and Va. Dept. of Education

Schools in Virginia’s urban areas are bursting at the seams, growing faster than they have the capacity to handle.

But some of those students might be heading to the suburbs soon.

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.

Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIOIQ

 

 

CodeRVA, central Virginia’s newest regional magnet school, is heading into its second year with almost double the students and more than triple the employees.

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