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A Case for Repealing Virginia’s Ban on Public Sector Collective Bargaining:...

by Brian D. Teucke Collective bargaining is a standard labor practice that allows labor unions to represent employees and negotiate the terms of employee contracts...

Video: Five Democratic Candidates Announce for Arlington County School Board

There's a ton going on at the state level in Virginia, but meanwhile, politics of course goes on at the local level as well....

New Poll: “Majority of Virginians’ think gun laws should be more...

A new poll is out this morning, by VCU's Wilder School for Government and Public Affairs, which finds the following: "Virginians support stricter gun...

Virginia Education Secretary Atif Qarni: “This is the most thoughtful and...

by Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni Dear Friends, Next two months in Virginia, we are going to see many amazing things. The Governor has been...

Video: Speakers at Fairfax County Legislative Delegation Briefing Speak on Wide...

I believe there were (well) over 100 speakers signed up to speak at this morning's Fairfax County delegation legislative briefing - which is still...

Lots More Bills Introduced, Including Slew of Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

A bunch more bills have now been posted on the Virginia Legislative Information System, including a slew on criminal justice reform. According to VAPLAN,...

Gov. Northam’s Proposed Budget Underfunds Virginia’s Students, Teachers, and Staff

by Mary Vause, Virginia public school teacher and education activist Virginia’s "blue wave" elections of 2017 and 2019 have delivered a Democratic "trifecta" (Governorship, House...

In 2020, Virginia Should Pass Legislation to Protect Trans Students

by Robert Norris Rigby, a teacher in the Fairfax County Public Schools and the leader of FCPS Pride Come 2020, Virginia could finally pass legislation...

Want to Boost Educational Outcomes, Governor Northam? Then Green the Schools!

by A Siegel Governor Ralph Northam has announced his proposal for a significant bump in the Commonwealth's education investment. The budget includes the single-largest increase for...

Video: Governor Northam Proposes $1.2 Billion Investment in K-12 Education

See below for video and a press release from Gov. Northam's office about his "major new investments in K-12 education...the single-largest increase for at-risk...