The Master of Education program will be available starting this fall, and is available both online and in person.
The project joins 14 others around the state seeking to provide career training opportunities for elementary and high school students.
The attorney general’s office says the foundation must stop “using scholarships and young Virginians’ futures as a pawn,” in the latest development in a long-running dispute between the two bodies.
The already strained relationship between the boards of the New College Institute and its foundation may affect support for students.
A new report says that 92% of graduate students make less than Blacksburg’s cost of living. The current minimum monthly stipend is $1,679; Tech’s task force has recommended the university raise stipends to at least $2,400.
The Martinsville center requested $175,000 for planning a K-12 STEM school. It’s the only lab school proposal the state has rejected so far.