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September 24, 2020 | The Commonwealth Institute
TCI Applauds Recommendations to Address Racial Injustice in Virginia Law
Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law Takes Up Major Criminal Justice, Education Remedies On Tuesday, September 23, 2020,...
August 27, 2020 | Chris Duncombe
Gov. Proposal Takes Out Almost Three Quarters of A Billion Dollars ($722 M) for PreK-12, Leaves Rainy Day Funds Untouched
Last week, Gov. Northam announced his amendments to the state’s two-year budget that began on July 1. The proposal relies...
August 21, 2020 | The Commonwealth Institute
Addressing Barriers to Virtual Learning for Virginia Students
As the new school year begins, students will face a back-to-school environment far more unique than any in modern history.
August 18, 2020 | Ashley Kenneth
Policymakers Must Use Available Resources to Help Virginia Families and Communities
Statement by Ashley C. Kenneth, Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, on...
August 14, 2020 | The Commonwealth Institute
Budget Priorities to Advance Racial Justice and Meet COVID-19 Challenges
Much has changed in Virginia, across the United States, and around the world since the General Assembly first adopted a...
August 14, 2020 | Laura Goren
Budget Choices for Today and Tomorrow: Learning Lessons from the Great Recession and Setting Virginia on a More Equitable Path
Executive Summary As Virginia policymakers prepare for a special session to address the state budget and policing reforms, this report...
July 10, 2020 | Chad Stewart
Schools Face Huge Hurdles in Reopening Safely, Federal Aid Falls Short
Keeping students and school staff safe should be a top priority across the state. While Gov. Northam permitted schools to...
June 8, 2020 | Sherri Egerton
Virginia Can Choose Equity for School Funding During Economic Crisis
Executive Summary Now more than ever, parents, families, and communities are reminded of the critical role that educators and schools...
May 7, 2020 | The Commonwealth Institute
School Divisions Can Make the Most of Federal Aid to Help Prevent and Respond to COVID Impacts
Every student in every zip code should have access to a high-quality education, yet the pandemic is creating more barriers...