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Isle of Wight schools ban teaching about systemic racism and more Va. headlines

By: - March 14, 2023 7:15 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• “Virginia regulators and banks sent a message of reassurance on Monday that the state’s banks are stable and don’t face the risks that caused regional banks to fail in California and New York over a long, stressful weekend.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• The Isle of Wight County School Board officially banned teaching about “systemic racism,” adopting a policy that states “there is no systemic racism or bigotry perpetuated by the United States.”—Windsor Weekly

• Fairfax County Public Schools removed a controversial test question “that equated liberals and conservatives with specific racial and gender demographics.”—Associated Press

• Severe erosion and sea level rise in the Outer Banks community of Rodanthe is forcing property owners to try to move their beach houses out of harm’s way.—Washington Post

• Prince William County’s courthouse is struggling to keep up with an onslaught of cases needing to be heard.—InsideNoVA


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