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Thursday, December 8, 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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Woodard first from Tazewell County to lead Virginia School Board Association

TAZEWELL, Va. - Tazewell County School Board member David Woodard is the first person from the county to be named president of the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA). Woodard, who has served on the school board since 2008, was named VSBA president recently at the association's annual convention in Williamsburg.

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UVA students help walk Clark Elementary students to school

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The bus driver shortage has some Charlottesville students taking some old-school walks in the morning. Now, their new buddies from the University of Virginia are making sure their commute to class is a safe one.

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EARLY YEARS: Narrows High School Homecoming queen gives up crown to friend with special needs

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -For those who attended Narrows' Homecoming game this year, the final score might be a distant memory now. But what happened on the Homecoming court will probably never fade from memory. "I love how Amy is the sweetest person I've ever met. She's always smiling.

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Loudoun Supervisors to Vote on School Segregation Study, Reconciliation Task Forces

County supervisors tonight are scheduled to vote on a proposal to launch two task forces: one to study the impacts today of Loudoun's long history of school segregation, and another after that to consider options for reconciliation. The project to study and reconcile the impacts of school segregation in Loudoun has been a long and evolving one.

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Residents vent to school board | The Harrisonburg Citizen

By Haley Thomas, contributor More than two hours of public comments dominated Tuesday's Harrisonburg school board meeting as about 20 speakers voiced opinions on several different issues.

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Grayson increases school nurse pay

INDEPENDENCE - Grayson County, like other school systems in the area, is having a problem finding substitute nurses. Division Superintendent Kelly Wilmore told the Grayson County School Board at a recent meeting that it is becoming extremely difficult to find and hire nurses.

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Leadership loss: Spain, Richey succumb to illness

School trustee 'always the voice of reason' Brent Richey Mecklenburg County School Board trustee and local educator Brent Richey died Tuesday, Nov. 29 after a brief illness.

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Food inflation hitting Westmoreland schools

In Westmoreland County, the school board has been feeling the bite of inflation in many places, most notably in the realm of food service. At last week's meeting, the matter cropped up during a presentation by school board superintendent Dr. Michael Perry.

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Prince William County school system, union engage in war of words - WTOP News

The Prince William County School Board and the union seeking to represent its employees are in another contentious back-and-forth, this week over a critical press release from the union and a letter sent by school division attorneys in response.

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Roanoke County leaders talk economic development, educational needs

Board of Supervisors Chairman Paul Mahoney told an assembled crowd Wednesday at Roanoke County's annual year-in-review event that 2022 includes more than $170 million in new project announcements and investments, along with the creation of over 550 new jobs.

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Don't miss these upcoming VSBA Events

Orientation for New Board Members, Superintendents, Chairs and Vice-Chairs

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.

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