VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 2, 2023
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Jan . 2, 2023:
Record state funding goes to hiring full-time school resource officers
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly
Virginia is drawing closer to Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s goal of having a law enforcement officer in every public school in the commonwealth.
Last year, the governor and state lawmakers earmarked a record amount of grant funding — more than $20 million dollars — to help localities hire full-time school resource officers, known as SROs.
In other news:
Bones of ancient native dogs found at Jamestown (The Washington Post)
In case you missed it:
Tenants evacuated from Grace Place (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
For Richmond, a compelling new chapter (The New York Times)
'Fences' removed: LCPS cuts book version of award-winning play from curriculum (Loudoun Times-Mirror)