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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

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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Amherst Co. Public School student wins first place in art contest, district says

Student art from the elementary, middle, and high school levels represented each school division in the competition, the district said.

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Brookville Middle School congratulates student on winning art contests

Brookville Middle School congratulates an 8th-grader on his artwork that has won three art contests this year, according to a Facebook post from the school.

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State awards Rappahannock County High School for offering healthy breakfast

Rappahannock County High School (RCHS) was presented with the 2024 Virginia School Breakfast Award by Huong Lam from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) during National School Breakfast Week on March 7.

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Elkton Middle School Librarian Honored

Jessica Kitta wasn't expecting to win the Shenandoah Valley Regional Librarian of the Year, so she was almost at a loss for words when it was announced.

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Grown Here at Home: Franklin County students taking part in Ag Literacy Week

Students will be reading Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom's Book of the Year, "Logan's Greenhouse."

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ACPS moving ahead with redistricting some schools

During a public hearing Thursday, Albemarle County Public Schools officials discussed Superintendent Dr. Matthew Haas' redistricting recommendation.

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McHarg's Lindsay Lesko named RCPS Teacher of the Year

McHarg Elementary School first grade teacher Lindsay Lesko is the 2024 Radford City Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Lesko was one of four school level awardees, who were chosen by the faculty members of their respective schools.

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School board to ask Williamsburg, James City County for additional $8M in new budget

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board is asking the two localities for an additional $8 million in the next budget, mostly to pay for salary increases.

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Loudoun Co. schools offer free parent coaching on mental health discussions

School officials in Loudoun County, Virginia, are trying to make it easier by equipping parents with resources to help initiate conversations about wellness.

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Richmond Public School leaders to update 'Homebound Instruction' policies and more at meeting

Richmond school board members will address several updates and new policy changes coming to the city's homebound program at a meeting this Monday.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - Webinar: A Rising Tide for Equity

Amplification of student voice is one of the key high yield strategies in the Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) Educational Equity Plan. To better foster an environment through which authentic conversations can be held, the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has established the TIDE coalition. In this webinar learn how TIDE (Togetherness through Inclusion, Diversity and Equity) is a community of practice comprised of VBCPS staff and select high school students in grades 9-12.

Date and Time: March 26, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Ty Harris, Director of Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

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