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Wednesday, January 11, 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. Click the underlined headlines to view the articles.


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John Marshall ranked #1 high school basketball team in the country

The John Marshall High School boys' basketball team in Richmond was ranked as the number one team in the nation, according to national ranking publication MaxPreps.

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Page County captures first Scholastic Bowl title

Page County High School earned its first-ever district title in Scholastic Bowl competition at Rappahannock County High School. Two members of the team were also honored as All-District selections.

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Nonprofits to bring German exchange students to Rappahannock

More than a dozen German high schoolers will spend two weeks in Rappahannock County in April through a partnership between the Headwaters Foundation, the Rappahannock County Public Education Foundation, and Youth For Understanding, a D.C.nonprofit.

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New chair, vice-chair elected by Augusta County School Board

Nick Collins will lead the Augusta County School Board in 2023. The North River District representative was elected chair following a 5-0 vote at the first meeting of 2023.

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Greene County students earn top prizes at DECA

Greene County Technical School students win big at DECA district competition.

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Who will chair the Virginia Beach School Board?

The Virginia Beach School Board is getting ready to elect its leaders for the new year. Board members Carolyn Weems and Trenace Riggs have put their names in the ring for board chair, though newcomers could still be nominated.

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Rockingham County School Board updates on superintendent search

The Rockingham County School Board met for the first time in 2023 Monday night. Updates were given on the search for a new superintendent and a holiday performance that took place in December.

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Franklin County teacher pay remains major issue

No votes occurred - it was purely an informational session about the compensation study and proposed new pay structure - but the dire situation of Franklin County Public Schools came into clear focus Thursday as school officials explained a proposal for a new pay structure to the board of supervisors.

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Radford City Schools creating opportunities for students to learn golf

Real time data are available to golfers with every swing at Radford High School. "The big thing we look at is swing path, face angle and face-to-path ratio," RHS Golf Coach Cody Roberts said.

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COSSBA Inaugural National Conference - COSSBA

The Consortium of State School Boards Associations (COSSBA) is hosting is first national conference March 30 - April 2, 2023! Join school board members and education leaders from across the country for training and networking opportunities to engage around issues that directly impact the work of governing public education.

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Don't miss these upcoming VSBA Events

Orientation for New Board Members, Superintendents, Chairs and Vice-Chairs, January 31, 2023

There are few elected/appointed positions as important to the future of our communities as a school board member. As election season wraps up and new educational leaders prepare to take their seats on boards of education across the state, VSBA is here to help them optimize the effectiveness of their governance teams.

2023 VSBA Capital Conference, January 30-31, 2023

This year’s two-day Capital Conference will kick off with a budget and economic outlook for 2023 with the latest update on the Commonwealth’s financial picture. After the budget presentation there will be a conversation between Former Virginia House of Delegate Chris Saxman and Dr. Bob Holsworth with their perspectives on the landscape of Virginia politics in 2023 and beyond. Following this session, attendees will hear from VSBA’s own, J.T. Kessler and Stacy Haney on the happenings at the Capitol for the 2023 Virginia General Assembly.

COSSBA Inaugural National Conference: Leading and Learning Together!, March 31 - April 2, 2023

Join school board members and education leaders from across the country at COSSBA's inaugural national conference for training and networking opportunities to engage around issues that directly impact the work of governing public education.

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