Henry County Board of Supervisors candidate Andrew Palmer calls a press conference to address issues, but incumbent Joe Bryant calls him 'naive.'
Martinsville Circuit Court Clerk Ashby Pritchett says he asserts in a legal document that City Council and the Board of Supervisors can't decide to merge schools.
That was the message the public told the Commission for Local Governments during a nearly 4-hour pubic hearing Wednesday night.
A small but vocal audience of parents complained to the Henry County School Board that students should not have to wear masks.
A state statute suggests that the school board may have to approve merger with Henry County Public Schools.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida state education officials on Monday began to make good on threats to withhold funding from local school districts that defied Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on mask mandates, despite a circuit judge last week ruling the ban unconstitutional.
School districts in Florida may impose mask mandates, a judge said Friday, ruling that Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority by issuing an executive order banning the mandates.
No one speaks at meeting about how money will be dispersed.
The Newport News School Board voted Tuesday to ignore state guidelines on protecting transgender students rather than change its policies, which the law required it to do by the start of the school year. Administrators had asked the board to change current policies and more explicitly protect trans people from discrimination. Along with the policy, the district planned to assemble a group to ...
County residents also speak out against face-covering policy.
Patrick County students to enter school with masks as recommended, not required -- following unanimous vote by school board and against advice of superintendent, attorney and insurance agent.
Jen Jones with the Shenandoah LGBTQ Center in Staunton said she was “heartbroken” by the school board’s decision and thinks transgender students will now not feel safe attending Augusta County schools.
A faith-based lawsuit seeking to block increased protections for transgender students in Virginia public schools classrooms beginning this fall lacked standing, a Lynchburg Circuit Court judge ruled this week.
Pittsylvania County School Board members say they voted against the measure because they liked a more 'generic' policy they had already adopted to conform to state law.
School staff responded with presentations that explained policies that have been in place for years addressing treatment of transgender students and appreciation of cultural heritage.
The public can ask questions at a town hall scheduled for Thursday night.
One person was arrested and a second was cited for trespassing after Loudoun County's school board shut down public comment on proposed rules for the treatment of transgender students.
His term could take him beyond when reversion merges his district with Henry County Public Schools.
A group of more than 50 county residents demanded lifting of mask and social distancing requirements and a ban on teaching critical race theory in Franklin County schools.
Henry County had announced a similar plan last year.
Special called committee was conducted in private.