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Monday, November 27, 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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'Girls Going Tech' arrives in Northern Virginia for the first time - WTOP News

Prince William County middle school students recently attended the region’s first Girls Going Tech event, where they learned about the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, referred to altogether as STEM.

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Local Schools Provide Hands-On Learning With Agriculture Grants

From bug hotels to schoolyard gardens, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Public Schools are getting help to provide hands-on agricultural experiences to students.

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Chesapeake Public Schools to offer forum on fentanyl epidemic

Chesapeake Public Schools (CPS) is offering and upcoming forum on the fentanyl epidemic.

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Teacher receives grant

A Madison County High School teacher has received a grant to assist future educators.

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Southwest systems receive $1.3M for school security improvements

Ten Southwest Virginia school divisions will share nearly $1.37 million in state school security equipment grants designed to protect students, faculty and visitors.

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Cellphone ban coming to 6 RPS schools following safety concerns

Six Richmond Public Schools are preparing to enter the second semester in January with a new no-phone policy, following mounting concerns about students' safety and mental health.

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Longtime Amherst School Board member Priscilla Liggon receives prestigious honor

Amherst County Public Schools announced Nov. 17 longtime county school board member Priscilla Liggon was awarded the Virginia School Boards Association's Advocate for Education Award.

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Mecklenburg schools make changes to address reading instruction, absenteeism -

Mecklenburg County schools are preparing to implement two Youngkin administration programs that address reading instruction and absenteeism in Virginia schools.

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Greene County Public Schools upgrading safety measures

Greene County Public Schools have funding to create much needed upgrades to its buildings.

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Virginia Board of Education seeks community input for new school accountability systems

In the fall of 2022, the Virginia Board of Education began discussions on a revision to Virginia's current accreditation system. These discussions followed repo

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Join us on January 22-23, 2024 for an exciting two-day journey at this year’s Capital Conference! We have an array of engaging sessions and discussions lined up to provide you with valuable insights into the 2024 General Assembly. Click below to visit our website for more information.

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January 22-23, 2024 - 2024 VSBA Capital Conference

Join us for an exciting two-day journey at this year’s Capital Conference! We have an array of engaging sessions and discussions lined up to provide you with valuable insights into the 2024 General Assembly.

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