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Fauquier educators joining Jan. 28 rally in Richmond (Jan. 9, 2019)


OPINION: Virginia lawmakers have given up on students and so we march on Jan. 28 (Jan. 8, 2019)

‘Fund Our Schools’: Education advocates welcome back General Assembly in Richmond (Jan. 8, 2019)


General Assembly to Consider Giving Teachers a Raise (Jan. 2, 2019)


New Year Likely to Bring More Teacher Strikes (Dec. 28, 2018)

Teachers Quit Jobs at Highest Rate on Record (Dec. 28, 2018)

Governor Northam Sets the Stage for Improving K-12 Investments (Dec. 14, 2018)

Virginia Teachers Plan to March at the Capital. Will They Shut Down Schools? (Nov. 13, 2018)

New Anticipated Revenue Streams Could Bolster State Education Funding (Oct 17, 2018)

K-12 Funding Trends At-a-Glance: Statewide and in All 132 School Divisions (Oct. 4, 2018)

State K-12 Funding in Virginia: Incremental Progress and Opportunity for Long-Term Solutions - The Commonwealth Institute (Jul. 12, 2018)

Virginia is the state with the largest teacher pay gap - CBS 6 (May 22, 2018)

Building conditions deteriorate in cash-strapped school districts - The Roanoke Times (Jan. 20, 2018)

Virginia Behind In At-Risk Funding - Idea Stations NPR (Jan. 26, 2018)


Amelia Schools faces budget issues, closed Friday as 'cost-saving measure' - NBC12 (Dec. 21, 2017)

Study: Virginia schools still face Great Recession funding barriers - Richmond Times Dispatch (Nov. 29, 2017)

Portsmouth School Board approves budget cuts, 15 full-time positions eliminated - WTKR (May 25, 2017)

Coalfields schools in dire financial straits as families, funding leave - The Roanoke Times (Jan. 8, 2017)

Report says Virginia lags in funding for poor students - (Jun. 5, 2016)

Virginia's high-poverty school divisions get less funding than those of other states, report says - Richmond Times Dispatch (Jun. 2, 2016)

Virginia Education Budget May Hurt Poorer Schools More - Radio IQ (Mar. 29, 2016)

Report says Virginia is shortchanging public schools $800 million each year - The Washington Post (Jan. 24, 2016)

Teachers' group says Va.'s school funding 16% below inflation since 2009 - PolitiFact VA (Jan. 12, 2015)

Are Funding Cuts Eroding Virginia Public Education Excellence? - Public News Service (Jan. 12, 2015)