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Wednesday, July 5, 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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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.

Join us for the 38th annual VSBA Conference on Education on July 13, 2023 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump! This year's event will kick off with 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year, Ms. Fabiana Parker from Spotsylvania County Public Schools.

If you would like to attend this year's conference, please speak with your school board clerk to get registered. You can view more information by clicking the button below.

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Hampton school division partnership allows students to create short films

As part of the partnership, students from each of Hampton's four public high schools are making a short film, which will be screened at the inaugural Next Generation Storytellers Film Festival at the American Theatre in downtown Hampton the weekend of Sept. 29-Oct. 1.

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Stafford Schools partners with Giant Food Roundup program - Fredericksburg Today

Donations Made Before July 27 to Benefit School Food Programs

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School Board Approves New Policies Around Instructional Materials

The School Board this week approved three new policies governing the selection, review and challenge of supplemental instructional materials and a fourth that deals with family life education in the

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Plans to turn Nottingham Elementary into 'swing space' prompt swift backlash |

A new proposal from Arlington Public Schools (APS) would send Nottingham Elementary students to other schools and use the building to house other students temporarily displaced by school renovations. Parents of students at Nottingham were notified of the proposal yesterday (Thursday) by APS, ahead of a School Board work session discussing the proposal last night.

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Virginia partners with iTeach program to help address teacher shortages

The Virginia Department of Education says the state has about 3,500 open teaching positions.

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Charlottesville parents worry about schools weighing children

"To date, there is not enough evidence for scientists to conclude whether school-based body mass index measurement programs are effective."

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Marking the 'next chapter' for Halifax County, groundbreaking celebrates construction of new high school

A groundbreaking ceremony Thursday morning at the site of the new Halifax County High School celebrated a community-wide investment in the education of Halifax County youth.

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Supervisors formally request school-bond referendum for November

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on June 27 unanimously agreed to petition the Circuit Court to order a $435 million school-bond referendum on Nov. 7.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

2023 Conference on Education, July 13, 2023, Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa at Short Pump

Join us for the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education, commencing with a keynote address by Ms. Fabiana Parker, the 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year. Following Ms. Parker's presentation, we have VACORP assisting us in presenting the prestigious 2023 Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards. Next, leaders from various school divisions across Virginia will convene to participate in a range of engaging mini-workshops. These workshops will showcase successful practices implemented in Virginia's school divisions, offering valuable insights and strategies for all attendees. After the roundtable presentations, participants will have the opportunity to partake in optional regional meeting. During the lunch break, we will announce the winners of the annual VSBA Food for Thought 2023 awards. Additionally, we are privileged to have recipients of the 2023 Student Essay Scholarship address the audience.

Don't miss out! Register today to secure your spot and be a part of the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education.

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