Posts Tagged The Commonwealth Institute

A Racial Divide for Mental Health Care Exists in Virginia

va_state_flag.jpgFor years, lawmakers in Virginia have struggled to find ways to expand mental health care — with mixed results. A new report from the Commonwealth Institute finds a racial divide in terms of who gets help. Michael Pope has the story.

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Report: Virginia’s Schools More Segregated Than a Decade Ago

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A recent report found that Virginia’s public schools are more segregated today than ten years ago. According to the report, students who are poor, black, and Latino in Virginia are increasingly isolated — attending schools with other students like themselves. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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