The Virginia Chamber of Commerce wants the state to repair a fragmented system that leaves too many children behind.
There will be a new, Democratic governor in January, one unloved by Republicans in a General Assembly they’ve dominated. And yet.
The state is poised to move beyond partisan jockeying on at least one needed change to improve public schools: expanding access to preschool, the foundation upon which effective education reform rests. If only Virginia will take the opportunity.