House Republicans to outline Virginia K-12 agenda for ’15 session

Education-News1RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ One day after Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe outlined his education priorities, Republican leaders in the General Assembly are rolling out their K-to-12 agenda. They’ll outline their priorities for the upcoming session of the General Assembly at a news conference Thursday in Richmond. The Republicans scheduled to attend include House Majority Leader Kirk Cox and the chairman of the House Education Committee, Steve Landes. Wednesday, McAuliffe used a stop in Norfolk to outline his vision. One includes an increase in the number of licensed home day care facilities. That would be achieved by requiring providers that receive a state subsidy to obtain an operating license. The proposal was among several others put forth by McAuliffe.

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