State study finds half of all middle school students and two-thirds of high school students are nervous, anxious, or on edge. Ten percent of middle school students and thirteen percent of high school students indicated that they had seriously considered suicide in the last twelve months.
Keith Perrigan is superintendent of schools in Bristol, president of the Coalition of Small and Rural Schools of VA and a member of the Commission on School Construction and Modernization.
Three recommendations for budget conferees from a rural perspective
A challenge to leave a legacy.
Virginia has the ability to fix our crumbling schools; do we have the will?
Using a fund originally intended for school construction, Virginia has spent 33 times more on teacher retirements over the past six years than on construction.