Virginia Delegate Kirk Cox joined the Fairfax GOP Saturday night, live on Facebook, for a robust discussion of the issues facing our state. Delegate Cox, one of several candidates for the Virginia GOP’s gubernatorial nomination, shared his views on subjects ranging from jobs to housing to education reform.
A former teacher, Delegate Cox authored a budget amendment called the Reimbursement for Education Access Decisions (READ) Fund…
Join us on Facebook with Delegate Kirk Cox, candidate for Governor, as he talks about his plans to rebuild Virginia’s economy, education and issues affecting the immigrant community with our moderators, Srilekha Palle, Vice Chair for Campaigns & Elections and Vinson Palathingal, Vice Chair of Community Outreach.
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With public schools in Virginia failing to offer in-person classes five days a week, a majority of residents support measures for the state to provide financial support for parents who have opted to enroll their students in alternative education systems, according to a poll released this week. The poll, conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling and Strategy, found that 61% of registered voters would support giving parents a portion of the state’s K-12 funding to use for home, virtual or private education if public schools remain closed for in-person classes.
Still reeling from months of isolation and difficulties caused by the lackluster roll out of remote learning last Spring, many parents put on a brave face. They endured, fully assuming remote learning was a short-term blip that would soon end. However, the situation has become more dire with the majority of public schools across the Commonwealth using remote learning for the foreseeable future…
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox released the following statement Tuesday after CNBC awarded Virginia with the top spot as the nation’s Best State for Business:
“There’s no secret behind Virginia’s climb to the top of the rankings this year. Our highly-educated workforce, our business-friendly regulatory environment, low taxes, and our ongoing commitment to education make our Commonwealth a great place for any business, from a mom-and-pop startup to the Fortune 500″