Millions of students are heading back to school with a challenge they didn't have to face last year.
The more contagious delta variant is fueling a nationwide COVID-19 surge that's sending younger people to hospitals — including children.
Hanover County is in the process of replacing John M. Gandy Elementary School in Ashland. Plans for the new building, discussed at a school board meeting last week, include nongendered, single-occupant bathrooms.
Meditation and breathing exercises are daily rituals at Grant Elementary School in Richmond. Principal Farnaz Heydari introduced these practices in an effort to reduce bad behavior, which had led to high numbers of student suspensions.