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    Va. teachers' groups push back against GOP education proposals

    House Republicans on Monday morning pre-emptively protested the Virginia Education Association and the Virginia PTA, touting their own education proposals that have been roundly denounced by the teachers' groups, which later gathered for their traditional "lobby day" at the Capitol.

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    General Assembly urged to increase pension funding

    The Virginia Education Association on Thursday urged the General Assembly to properly fund the state's $50 billion pension system as Virginia, like most other states, grapples with how to dole out benefits to an ever-increasing number of workers hitting retirement age.

  • Kitty Boitnott, president of the Virginia Education Association, says some teachers across the state have gone three years without a raise. (Associated Press)

    Virginia teachers union presses for K-12 'funding priority'

    The president of the Virginia Education Association is pressing Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to make K-12 education a funding priority and to increase teacher salaries as part of the states next biennial budget.

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