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19 May 2010

Schools to Use NRA Program for Gun Education

Starting next school year, a new law allows local school boards to offer gun safety education in elementary schools, based on a program from the National Rifle Association. The law requires that the program use guidelines based on “the rules of the National Rifle Association’s Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program.”

03 May 2010

New Law Targets Student-Athletes’ Concussions

With spring sports under way and summer on its way, the Virginia Department of Health wants to make sure student-athletes know there is no such thing as a “mild” concussion. Even a “ding” – “getting your bell rung” – or what may seem to be a slight bump or blow to the head can be serious.