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GOP Lawmakers Outline Education Goals For 2014

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GOP Lawmakers Outline Education Goals For 2014

General Assembly Republicans say it’s time to empower innovative teachers. They have unveiled their education goals for the 2014 session, which will begin in early January. State Senator Frank Ruff (R-Mecklenburg County) wants to use technology to set up more virtual classrooms. Ruff (pictured) says virtual education is a big help for kids in rural school divisions. You can hear his remarks by clicking the button at the bottom of this article. Loudoun County Delegate Tag Greason has outlined plans to reform Virginia’s Standards of Learning. Greason shared his ideas Monday with more than 100 school superintendents, who met in Charlottesville.