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April 10, 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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Buford Middle School contracts Nielsen Builders for renovations

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Plans to renovate Charlottesville’s Buford Middle School are taking a big step forward.

Nielsen Builders was awarded the contract for the work. It had the lowest bid at $71.4 million.Nielsen has previously done work in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. It was the contractor for both the Paramount Theater and the Crozet Elementary renovations.

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Manassas School Board calls for more funding

The Manassas School Board is calling for more funding from the City Council to keep pace with pay raises in Prince William County and other nearby counties, saying the status quo of 2-3% annual revenue increases from the city’s general fund won’t cut it much longer.

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County teachers calling for raises

Pulaski County Education Association (PCEA) dominated public comments during Monday’s meeting of Pulaski County Board of Supervisors. They came to the board in support of raises for Pulaski County teachers.

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Bedford School board discuss elementary class sizes, calendar changes and CTE grant

Bedford County School Board approved a calendar adjustment, a grant to help students in career and technical education classrooms and discussed elementary classroom sizes during a regular meeting Thursday evening.

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P&HCC athletes become ‘Breakfast Buddies’ with Stanleytown Elementary students

Earlier this spring, Stanleytown Elementary School Principal Janice Largen walked into her school early in the morning and saw a pretty large group of athletes in Patrick & Henry Community College shirts and hoodies.

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Franklin County School Board is narrowing the search for a new superintendent

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Franklin County School Board says they’re narrowing their search for a new superintendent.

Chairman Jeff Worley says the county had 22 inquiries of which 17 diverse candidates applied for the position.

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What’s for lunch? Virginia Beach students get ‘change of scenery’ with new food truck

Virginian-Pilot, 4/7/23 … Green Run High School students got the first taste Wednesday of a new lunch option coming to Virginia Beach schools — a food truck. Wednesday’s special? A Cubano sandwich with a special mojo sauce made from an assistant chef’s family recipe.

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Millbrook High School's new FFA Alumni and Supporters Chapter sows seeds for future leaders

WINCHESTER — Millbrook High School recently chartered an FFA Alumni and Supporters Chapter. Sherando High School/Aylor Middle School and James Wood High School also have alumni and supporters groups. This means FFA youth in all of Frederick County’s nooks and crannies will find solid adult assistance throughout their youth and beyond.

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Roanoke Co. supervisors propose new funding plan for school construction and renovations

ROANOKE CO., Va. (WDBJ) - Members of the Roanoke Co. Board of Supervisors have unveiled a $130 million proposal to finance construction of a new Career and Technical Education Center and major improvements to two elementary schools.

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Amherst School Board OKs calendar change to finish school year four days early

Amherst County’s public schools will finish the year four school days earlier than scheduled, on June 2, following an April 6 vote by the county school board. 

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April Hot Topic Conference, April 13, 2023

Join us for the April Hot Topic Conference at the VSBA Offices in Charlottesville on April 13, 2023. This hot topic conference will focus on multiple trending education topics like broadband access, how to work with your local appropriating body, and dual enrollment.

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