The Bulletin

Board of Ed rebuffs emergency accreditation overhaul and more Va. headlines

By: - November 21, 2022 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The motive behind the University of Virginia shooting remains unclear, and families of both the suspect and the victims are struggling to find answers.—Washington Post

• Virginia’s Board of Education rebuffed an effort by Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration to enact an emergency overhaul of the state’s school accreditation standards in time for the next academic year.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• “A series of courtroom missteps” has Norfolk’s top prosecutor under increasing scrutiny from city officials hoping to reduce violent crime. “Norfolk residents deserve a prosecutorial philosophy and practice that keep offenders off the streets,” said Mayor Kenny Alexander.—Virginian-Pilot

• The city of Bristol’s Planning Commission will get its first look today at a legally disputed plan to use local zoning rules to block abortion clinics. Critics say the move is illegal, but supporters say “protecting life is at the heart of land-use law.”—Cardinal News

• Tuesday will be Virginia’s first-ever Kimchi Day.—Washington Post

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