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Big Brother and local education

   Column by Chris Graham [email protected] Big government has no place in local education. Does us no good to be sending dictates down from Washingon and Richmond with all manner of strings attached. No Child Left Behind – bad idea. Standards of Learning – bad idea. Freshman State Del. Dickie Bell’s proposed state mandate that...

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Wagner picks up VEA endorsement

Democratic lieutenant-governor nominee Jody Wagner was endorsed by the Virginia Education Association at an event in Richmond on Monday. Speaking to a group of educators attending a roundtable event led by Wagner, Dr. Kitty J. Boitnott, chair of the VEA Fund for Children and Public Education, cited Wagner’s long-standing commitment to public education, saying “We...