RPS joined six other Virginia school districts in a lawsuit against Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive order that gave parents the right to opt-out of mask mandates at K-12 schools.
Henrico Sen. Jennifer McClellan is a chief-copatron of the Virginia Literacy Act, a bill that would make several changes to early student literacy if passed by the whole Senate.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s first executive order, signed on Jan. 15, called for ending the use of inherently divisive concepts, including critical race theory, in K-12 public education throughout the state of Virginia.
Virginia’s minimum wage increased to $11 an hour on Jan. 1 as part of a plan to gradually increase it to $15 while dodging challenges from Republicans.
The Biden administration launched its website for households to request free at-home COVID-19 tests on Tuesday.
School officials and parents continue to navigate challenges with contact tracing, quarantining and vaccinations while many aspects of life returned to normal.
The passage of Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill will allocate funding to improve Virginia’s infrastructure, including $7.7 billion for highway and bridge repairs.
In Richmond, 5.1% of children have received the first dose of their COVID-19 vaccine, while 18.9% of children received their first dose in Henrico County.
“You are supposed to participate in your own government and make sure your values are reflected upon those who serve you,” voter Jack Dunne said.
The redistricting measures will determine how voters are grouped together in terms of representation.