‘Effective solutions:’ Virginia Education Association addresses teacher shortages
On Thursday, Governor Youngkin signed an Executive Directive to address those shortages. But some of the ideas set forth in the Directive did not offer serious investments that would move the needle on the issue, according to the President of the Virginia Education Association.
Amherst County leaders hold off on decision to give employees a pay increase
Leaders recently discussed salary studies, which compare jobs to other localities, but Amherst County Administrator Dean Rodgers said many positions were not included in the survey, so leaders could not tell if those employees are below market average.
Students feel the pressure of inflation as the school year approaches
Later this week, thousands of college students will be moving in and making new homes in dorms on Virginia Tech’s campus. But in a time of high economic uncertainty and high inflation, it leaves parents and students to pick up the extra cost.
Kansas voters uphold right to an abortion: CBS News Flash August 3, 2022
CBS News projects that Kansas voters will uphold the right to an abortion, rejecting a measure that would have tightened curbs or banned abortions, statewide. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in Taiwan, says went there in peace for the region. China is fuming about the visit. And the Senate has passed the bill to expand health care benefits for veterans who were exposed to burn pits during their military service.news.yahoo.com
Inflation climbs at fastest pace in nearly 40 years
Inflation surged to its highest level in nearly four decades in 2021. The Consumer Price Index increased by 0.5% in December, for a total annual increase of 7%. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang and CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane join CBSN to discuss the Biden administration's plans to combat inflation and what it means for Americans moving forward.news.yahoo.com