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Richmond.com: Sen. Jennifer McClellan: Suspensions hurt students and schools in Virginia

Richmond.com: Sen. Jennifer McClellan: Suspensions hurt students and schools in Virginia

In 2012, I introduced a package of bills to address large numbers of public school suspensions and expulsions for minor behavioral offenses, without continuing education. Only one bill passed: HB 367 requiring the Board of Education to annually publish disciplinary offense and outcome data by race, ethnicity, gender, and

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Richmond.com: Lohmann: Putting students with autism in the driver's seat

Richmond.com: Lohmann: Putting students with autism in the driver's seat

Seventeen-year-old Orion Martin climbed into the driver’s seat of the driving simulator in a classroom at The Faison Center — a nonprofit education and treatment center near Willow Lawn that serves individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities – and buckled his seat belt.

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Richmond.com: UVA approves tuition increase, professorships, research funds

Richmond.com: UVA approves tuition increase, professorships, research funds

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The University of Virginia board of visitors on Friday approved increases to tuition, strategic investment funding and capital investment funds.

In its final vote of the calendar year, the board approved a tuition hike of between 2.5 percent and 17.5 percent for incoming in-state undergraduates.

Tuition for

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Richmond.com: Construction for first phase of massive Faison expansion underway

The first phase of a large-scale expansion of a private school for children with autism is underway in Henrico County.

Construction for an 18,000-square-foot, three-story expansion of The Faison Center’s main building, located at 1701 Byrd Ave., began about two weeks ago, said Brian McCann, the center’s president and

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