Albert V. Norrell School in Richmond. (Scott Elmquist / Style Weekly/Virginia Mercury)

Collaboration, instead of lower standards, is a better fix for teacher shortages | Roger Chesley

BY: - October 23, 2022

Virtually every teacher survey notes pay is the No. 1 factor in leaving the profession.

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra (Photo via the Virginia Mercury).

In Virginia, a symphony of consolation seeks to counter violence | Roger Chesley

BY: - October 10, 2022

A concert can't bring back those we've lost. But it can heighten awareness, give comfort, and bring people together to fight violence.


Times have changed, but the disenfranchisement game is the same | Opinion

BY: - October 4, 2020

Republicans concede that if as many people vote as possible, they’re toast. They want their voters to cast ballots, but not all voters.