Education Category Archive

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Speaker Cox Proposes Raising Teacher Pay to the National Average, Continuing College Tuition Freeze

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Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox proposed on Thursday raising teacher pay in Virginia to the national average and continuing the freeze on college tuition. In a speech at the inaugural ChamberRVA Education Summit, Speaker Cox set a goal of raising teacher pay to the national average within four years. Cox also said he would prioritize freezing tuition again … Read More

For the first time in nearly 20 years, every four-year Virginia public college freezes tuition for 2019-2020 school year

HouseGOPEducation, Press Releases

“This is the exact outcome we all hoped for.” Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox and House Republican leaders on Wednesday commended Virginia’s public colleges and universities for unanimously freezing tuition for the 2019-2020 school year. Recently Longwood University became the final public school to announce they would not raise tuition costs for the upcoming school year. This follows … Read More

House Republicans highlight successful and productive start to 2016 General Assembly Session

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Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell and House Republican leaders highlighted the House’s legislative accomplishments at a press conference Wednesday, promising to continue to govern and lead for the remainder of the 2016 session.