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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

The Virginia Daily Education News is a daily update (Monday through Friday) of education news throughout Virginia. Links are created to various media outlets throughout the state.


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Chesterfield County leaders to consider lengthening school day for students next year

Could longer school days be the future for Chesterfield County Public Schools students? It's a possibility as the division's leaders will meet to discuss potential changes later today.

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Robotics tournament held in Martinsville

Students gathered at the Martinsville Middle School gym on Cleveland Avenue Saturday morning to participate in the regional qualifying tournament for First LEGO League LEGO Robotics.

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Charlottesville City Schools seeking donations to help students in need

Charlottesville City Schools is asking people to collect and donate to them for a good cause.

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Newport News schools need parent's permission to use student's preferred names, pronouns under revised policy

The updates, rolled out by Newport News Public Schools Superintendent Michele Mitchell on Friday, put the division in compliance with the state's guidelines.

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4 Henrico teachers earn REB Awards, 5 others named finalists - The Henrico Citizen

The Community Foundation has recognized nine Henrico County Public Schools educators for outstanding instruction, awarding four with the REB Award for Teaching Excellence and naming five others finalists.

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Marching Blue Streaks Make History, Score Top 10 In State Finals

When Senior Michelle Arteaga found out that the Harrisonburg High School Marching Blue Streaks made it to finals at the Marching Band Cooperative Commonwealth Cup State Championships, she burst into

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Veteran's Day Assembly at Bassett High School

The Bassett High School JROTC held a Veteran's Day Assembly on Thursday morning to honor veterans and their service.

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Henrico to provide new career centers for middle school students

Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) is providing new educational centers in two middle schools for students to explore careers in business, as well as science, technology, engineering and math (ST...

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LEA Voices Concerns Over Collective Bargaining Resolution

During a Nov. 9 School Board committee meeting, members of the Loudoun Education Association heard for the first time the division's draft collective bargaining resolution and they are raising concerns

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How many snow days will Arlington students get this winter? - WTOP News

Students in Arlington, Virginia, will have a number of traditional snow days before they have to log on for virtual classes this winter, Superintendent Francisco Duran said at last Thursday's school board meeting.

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Register today for Insights for Budge Basics & Finance: Part 2 on December 6, 2023 from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Session two will explain expenditures including enrollment, staffing, salaries, and employee benefits. Also, discussed will be “odds and ends” of school division finance including audits, school activity funds, quarterly reports, fund balances, and misinformation.

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