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VA is top state for doing business

Amazon had it right: Virginia is America’s Top State for Business in 2019
Virginia "offers the best workforce in the country...Nearly 38% of adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, placing Virginia in the top 10 for educational attainment. And...Virginia has the nation’s fourth highest concentration of crucial science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) employees, making up 9% of the workforce in 2018," reports CNBC.

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SCHEV Council to meet July 16

Council to Meet July 16 in Martinsville; Joined by New College Institute Interim Director and Patrick Henry Community College Representative
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia will hold its regularly scheduled meeting July 16, 2019, at New College Institute in Martinsville, Virginia.


Are AP classes really worth it for high school students?

Are AP Classes Really Worth It for High School Students?
"According to a study from The Pew Research Center, the pressure associated with getting into college has increased at a steady pace, with anxiety and depression becoming real side effects, leaving 17- and 18-year-olds to do whatever it takes to get into their dream school," reports Northern Virginia Magazine.

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Virginia approves new teacher programs

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