The Virginia Newsletter
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Felons and the Right to Vote in Virginia: a Historical Overview by Helen A. Gibson, Jan 2015
Community Colleges and the 'Completion Agenda' by John R. Donnelly, July 2015
While steady and significant progress has been made in cancer diagnostic techniques, treatment, and survival, the impact of cancer on the lives of individuals and their families—and on the Commonwealth—is notable. View our data, methodology and interactive maps.
This report describes demographic changes that have taken place in U.S. metropolitan areas since 1990 by looking at the spatial distribution of residents by income, education, age, etc. relative to the center of the city.
Over the past 20 years, total enrollment in Virginia public schools has grown steadily—but highly unevenly—across the state. While the overall population grew in 71 percent of Virginia localities between 2008 and 2013, public school enrollment increased in only 31 percent, and a majority of school divisions in the Commonwealth reported enrollment declines.
This report provides a national snapshot of the numbers and characteristics of low-wage workers—those making less than $10.10/hour—and their families.