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VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 26, 2022

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VPM Daily Newscast

The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.  

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Oct. 26 , 2022:   

Leaked email shows AG’s office tried to limit in-person public comment on trans policy 
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour 

In an Oct. 18 email obtained by VPM News, Senior Assistant Attorney General Deborah Love told Daniel Gecker, chair of the board of education, that the board had no authority over the policies.

Virginia Education Association analyst calls for more support in low-income schools 
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly 

Black and Hispanic students – as well as English language learners – saw the steepest declines, most pronounced in 4th-grade reading and math.

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