One Pill Can Kill Today, Attorney General Miyares launched the “One Pill Can Kill” public awareness campaign. According to data from the Virginia Department of Health, emergency department visits for unintentional opioid overdoses have been on the rise for many years. Virginia localities have recently had to respond to a pattern of overdoses. We have taken […]
Virginia’s Information Technologies Agency (VITA) and Department of Education (DOE) are co-sponsoring two competitions aimed at increasing cybersecurity awareness in young people. Both can be used as fun add-on activities for instructors to use in teaching Technology and You. The first is the MS-ISAC Kids Safe Online poster contest for grades K-12. Entries are being accepted now for […]
Virginia Rules has limited Summer Camp funds available for Summer 2022! Approved reimbursements, up to $2,000 per summer camp, will be available for distribution after July 1, 2022. Camps can occur any time during the summer. To apply, fill out the 2022 camp application before August 1, 2022 » For more information, contact Mark Fero.
Each year in July we update our Virginia Rules curriculum to reflect the state law changes from the past General Assembly session. In 2018 the following law changes were enacted: Grand Larceny: The threshold increased from $200 to $500 for grand larceny (HB 1550/SB 105). Student discipline; long-term suspension: The maximum length of a long-term […]
Law enforcement agencies are once again invited to apply for a Virginia Rules Camp Grant for summer 2018. Funding is available to support the efforts of law enforcement agencies in developing or enhancing youth programming within their communities. Virginia Rules Camps combine law education through the Virginia Rules curriculum with fun outdoor camp experiences for […]
In 2016 The Office of the Attorney General announced the launch of a new Virginia Rules lesson plan, Give It, Get It: Trust and Respect between Teens and Law Enforcement. We are excited to announce we have added a complementary e-learning module for the lesson, allowing students to learn on their own their rights and responsibilities […]