Local schools and localities should receive relief from legislation to eliminate burdensome mandates backed by Governor McDonnell yesterday. The governor says a task force he set up last September has come forward with a number of ideas that, if approved, will save time and money. WFIR’s Bob Clark has the story.

[audio:http://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/1-16-Gov.McDonnell-Education-Wrap-WEB.mp3|titles=1-16 Gov.McDonnell-Education Wrap-WEB]