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Report Finds Falling Student Achievement in K-12 Schools

Report Finds Falling Student Achievement in K-12 Schools

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s public schools, which have long enjoyed a reputation for academic excellence, have experienced a yearslong trend of declining student performance exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a critical state report released Thursday.

Chris Wallace Finds New Home at CNN

Chris Wallace Finds New Home at CNN

After just one month and $300 million dollars spent, Warner Bros. Discovery announced that it would be shutting down operations and closing the door on CNN+, marking the end of their endeavor to create a paid subscription streaming service. The announcement left former Fox News anchor turned face of CNN+ Chris Wallace in a state of limbo with the network. After it was reported that Wallace was having regular breakdowns over the failure of CNN+ to garner an audience anywhere near expectation, it appears he landed a new job with the network.

Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Calls for Schools to Teach More “Divisive Concepts”

Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Calls for Schools to Teach More “Divisive Concepts”

In the aftermath of the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, NY this past weekend, Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras is stepping up his call for schools to include more “divisive concepts” in school curriculum. Kamras believes that continuing to divide children on the bases of race will help alleviate these types of tragedies from occurring in the future.

State Budget Update from Richmond

State Budget Update from Richmond

Following a session in which the Virginia General Assembly failed to pass a state budget, Governor Glenn Youngkin has called legislators backs to Richmond in order to finalize a deal to fund the state for the next two years. While negotiations have advanced, the two chambers in the General Assembly are still yet to find consensus on package supported by both parties.

Head of Disinformation Governance Board Resigns as DHS Pauses Operations

Head of Disinformation Governance Board Resigns as DHS Pauses Operations

After just one week since the Biden Administration announced the formation of their Disinformation Governance Board, the Department of Homeland Security, which oversaw the board, announced it was suspending operations. Following the announcement that the board would be put on hold, Nina Jankowicz, the woman tapped to head the board, formally resigned from her post.

Op-Ed: Virginia’s 10th District is Tired of Failed Leadership in Washington

Op-Ed: Virginia’s 10th District is Tired of Failed Leadership in Washington

We all want change from Soros funded Jennifer Wexton and the other Democrat leaders who control Loudoun County. I think it is safe to say that we want a Wexit! During the height of the pandemic when so many of Wexton’s constituents were seeking help for their families, she sent out coined statements about how this was a difficult time for us all. Wexton did not use her voice or platform to advocate for children. Wexton did not go to bat for the people of the 10th district she instead remained in the shadows while our community struggled. Read this response from Wexton’s office that many of us received.

Elon Musk Announces Departure from Democrat Party

Elon Musk Announces Departure from Democrat Party

In an announcement that comes as little surprise to most, Tesla CEO and prospective new owner of Twitter Elon Musk announced that he will be voting for Republican candidates this fall after a lifetime of voting “overwhelming” for democratic candidates.

Headlines from Pennsylvania, North Carolina Primaries

Headlines from Pennsylvania, North Carolina Primaries

Tuesday marked the third slate of primary elections with voters heading to the polls in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Idaho, Kentucky and Oregon to decide their party’s nominee for this Fall’s general election. While elections were held across the country, all eyes were on the high profile Republican primary election to fill Pennsylvania’s vacant Senate seat.

McDonald’s Shutting its Doors in Russia

McDonald’s Shutting its Doors in Russia

On Monday, worldwide mega-chain McDonald’s announced plans to sell its assets in Russia following the country’s invasion into Ukraine. This marks the end of a more than 30 year business relationship that McDonald’s has had with Russia.

Governor Hogan Signs 140 Additional Bills Into Law

Governor Hogan Signs 140 Additional Bills Into Law

Governor Larry Hogan today signed an additional 140 bipartisan bills into law, including the state’s historic capital budget, as well as measures to cap the cost of insulin, expand the state’s commitment to fight dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and permanently allow paramedics and EMTs to administer vaccines.

Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Violent Crime Task Force

Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Violent Crime Task Force

Governor Glenn Youngkin today formally announced the creation of a task force of executive branch and office of the Attorney General officials to better align strategies to reduce violent crime in cities and communities across the Commonwealth. Leaders from the Task Force will continue conducting community leadership meetings across the Commonwealth. Governor Youngkin attended a community leadership meeting in Petersburg on Monday, May 9th. 

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