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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.


RRMM Architects is a proud supporter of the Virginia School Boards Association.

RRMM Architects is committed to our mission of creating great places to live, work, play and learn. For over 35 years, we have considered it a privilege to successfully serve school systems across the Commonwealth, providing award-winning learning environments for children, educators and the community.

Newport News schools recognized for program that connects students: 'It's gotten me out of my shell.'

The department recently won national recognition for its infrastructure, which includes a youth development coordinator in every school focused on getting every student involved with at least one club, sport or other activity.

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Board of Education approves Mountain Gateway Community College lab school application

MG-TEC is a collaboration between Mountain Gateway Community College and five local school divisions. And the focus is Information Technology.

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Virginia adopts regulatory changes for special education amid federal review

The Virginia Board of Education on Thursday adopted changes to how the state handles compliance complaints regarding students with disabilities.

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Students learn from local farmers

Rappahannock County Elementary School (RCES) students in PreK- third grade enjoyed learning from local farmers during the 14th annual Agriculture Literacy Week of March 18-24.

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Lab school coming to Buford Middle School

Construction is underway on a lab school for Buford Middle School in Charlottesville.

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MSHS student commits to path to become teacher

A Marion Senior High sophomore took a key step on her path to become an educator.

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Amid struggles, Danville school leaders tout agreement with Va. Department of Education

Out of 131 division across the state, Danville is one of only five under this kind of agreement with the state department. It will remain in place until all schools are accredited for two straight years.

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Virginia Board of Education changes school rating system

The State Board of Education on Thursday voted to publicly rank each Virginia school in a system with "at least four performance categories," which could lead to a star rating.

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Equal Opportunity Schools program increases Prince William student access to advanced coursework

The Equal Opportunity Schools and Prince William County Public Schools partnership has proven itself successful at increasing high school students' access to advanced coursework, according to a news release from the school division.

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Hampton School Board approves budget including 3% raises, increase to minimum hourly rate for all positions

The budget includes $5.7 million to provide a 3% raise for employees. The plan also increases the minimum hourly rate for all positions to $14.

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