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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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. Click the underlined headlines to view the articles.


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HCPS present students with awards and recognitions

As the school year came to an end, Henry County Public Schools recognized students with awards and recognitions and last month's regular school board meeting for All District honors in soccer, track, baseball, softball. Subscribe to our Daily Headlines newsletter.

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Summer School Adding Element Of Fun To The Classroom

As Langston Richards quickly crossed the parking lot of his school where he is a rising fourth-grader, he said to no one in particular: "It's a great day to be at Smithland." Langston's father, Harrisonburg City Public Schools Superintendent Michael Richards, said it's something Langston says every day, and summer is no exception.

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WJCC Public School Board Approves Bonuses for over 1,800 Staff Members | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

WILLIAMSBURG-JAMES CITY COUNTY - The Williamsburg-James City County (WJCC) Public School Board approved bonuses for more than 1,800 staff members at its regular June 21 meeting. The bonuses were granted in recognition and appreciation of the staff's efforts to achieve a strong and successful year of in-person learning during the 2021-22 school year.

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Free meals are available at schools during summer

Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow is reminding families of the availability of free nutritious meals this summer through...

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Pulaski County awards scholarship to Puckett

The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors and county administration continues to fulfill their priority of fostering local leadership development and bolstering service to the community through the personal sponsorship of their Lead Through Service Scholarship. This year's recipient is Gwendolyn Puckett.

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Richmond Public Schools' Lit Limo starts rolling for summer 2022

Richmond Public Schools' (RPS) literature program, the Lit Limo, is back this summer. Starting on June 27, the Lit Limo will be making stops at local elementary schools, community centers, and neighborhoods from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

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FCPS hopes to name interim superintendent by July 1

WINCHESTER - The Frederick County School Board plans to name an interim superintendent by July 1, according to School Board Chairman Brandon Monk. Dr. David Sovine announced his retirement as superintendent during a school board meeting late Tuesday night, the night before officials with Washington County Public Schools in Maryland were scheduled to announce whether he had been selected as that system's new superintendent.

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Arlington Co. students to spend less time on homework, school board votes | WTOP News

Changes are coming to how much time Arlington County Public Schools students could spend doing nightly homework. The school board voted unanimously to pass its consent agenda, which included the revisions to the district's homework policy, during Thursday night's meeting. The new policy also received a green light from the county superintendent.

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Va. budget provides teacher pay increase, taxpayer rebate checks

Tax rebates for citizens, a pay raise for teachers, eliminating the state's grocery tax and funding for law enforcement measures are all part of the new Virginia state budget recently signed into law by Gov. Glenn Youngkin.

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Carroll considering SROs in all 10 schools | Carroll News

The Carroll County Board of Supervisors will consider a request to place School Resource Officers (SROs) in every school in the county in wake of the recent tragedy in Texas and other school shootings. During the board's June 13 meeting, supervisors listened to and discussed the request from Carroll County Sheriff Kevin A.

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Don't miss these upcoming VSBA Events

Paid Webinar: Parliamentary Procedure Lunch and Learn, July 12, 2022

Join us for a live webinar on Parliamentary Procedure on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. This webinar will provide a brief overview/refresher of Robert’s Rules of Order. Upon the conclusion of...

2022 VSBA Conference on Education, July 19, 2022

Join school division leaders from across Virginia at the 37th annual VSBA Conference on Education. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of mini-workshops which highlight successful practices in Virginia’s...

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