Tommy Wright, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

opinion

His Thoughts — Be strong in the Lord, Virginia

We never know when tragedy will touch our communities. One week after the senseless murder of three University of Virginia football players, a long-time manager ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, December 1, 2022 12:30 pm

education

His thoughts — History can’t be changed

The Board of Education held hearings last week on a proposal to revise Virginia’s history standards. The new standards, drafted in place of those from ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, November 25, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Keep those heads up, my fellow Republicans

There’s no question, the midterm elections did not go the way we thought they would. Many close races broke toward Democrats. Nonetheless, Republicans are back ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, November 18, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Virginia report card not up to state standards

The National Assessment of Educational Progress for 2022 is in, and for the Commonwealth, it is an unmitigated disaster. Also known as “The Nation’s Report ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, November 3, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His Thoughts — It’s time we put COVID-19 in our rear view mirror

Earlier this week, an advisory committee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted 15-0 to add the COVID vaccine to the Federal government’s ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, October 27, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His Thoughts — Let’s follow up from last week

Sometimes Democrats say the quiet part out loud. That’s what Del. Elizabeth Guzman did last week, when she promised to bring back her & “failure ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, October 21, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — No secrets in our schools

Democrats and other left-wing activists continue to push back against the Department of Education’s new, common-sense model policies for systems regarding transgender students. Several systems ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, October 13, 2022 12:30 pm

Columns

His thoughts —The results weren’t that bad

The Department of Education released their 2022-23 School Accreditation summary last week, and on the surface, the results weren’t that bad. Unfortunately, when you look ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 12:00 pm

Lunenburg County Schools

Columns

OPINION — Let’s talk about the policy regarding transgender students

In 2021, the General Assembly passed legislation requiring school systems to have a policy regarding the treatment of transgender students. The law required the state ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:00 pm

Columns

His thoughts — No more RGGI in Virginia

Recently, Governor Youngkin began the process of changing policy to remove Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Republicans made some significant promises on the ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 pm

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