Tag: Preparing for the Top Jobs of the 21st Century

McDonnell’s higher-ed reform legislation passes key legislative hurdles

Gov. Bob McDonnell’s “Preparing for the Top Jobs of the 21st Century: The Virginia Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011” passed two key votes on Wednesday in Richmond. Following a vote in favor of the omnibus bill by the Senate Finance Committee earlier in the morning, the full House of Delegates voted unanimously for final […]

McDonnell unveils education-jobs agenda

Gov. Bob McDonnell is pushing a bipartisan higher-education initiative that he says will help Virginia colleges and universities issue an additional 100,000 degrees over the next 15 years. “Every student in Virginia deserves the opportunity to get a high-quality education at an affordable price. Virginia’s higher education institutions are among the best in the nation. […]