Here are the share-worthy stories from Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia Patches to talk about tonight:
Gov. Ralph Northam outlined plans Tuesday to reopen Virginia's PreK to grade 12 public and private schools in phases. The governor also indicated he will allow Northern Virginia and Richmond to enter phase two of reopening on Friday, June 12.
The process of considering the renaming of Robert E. Lee High School will resume this month, according to Fairfax County Public Schools.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors took several steps Tuesday to address concerns over police violence and racial inequities that have been raised in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in the custody of police.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam met with police chiefs from across the state Tuesday and plans to meet with activists and other stakeholders in the future to discuss what types of police reforms are needed to address police brutality, especially in communities of color. At a news conference in Richmond, the governor also announced three new appointments to the Virginia State Crime Commission.
After Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced the intention of removing the state-owned Robert E. Lee Monument in Richmond, a judge has ordered a 10-day delay. The statue, the largest of the Confederate statues along Monument Avenue, was covered by graffiti amid protests against racial injustice after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Arlington County Police are investigating an indecent exposure incident that took place Monday morning on the W&OD trail, according to the daily crime report.
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