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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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Heritage High School band chosen out of all Va. schools to perform in Rome's New Year's Parade

The Incomparable Marching Storm - also known as Big Heritage - is leaving Newport News in the winter to perform in Rome.

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Valley EV Teams Take Home Wins In International Competition

Before going to Abu Dhabi to compete in the UAE Electric Vehicle Grand Prix, the Harrisonburg High School EV team hoped to place at least higher than the last ten.

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What's for lunch? Prince William school system hosts annual food show, previewing new menu items

Prince William County Public Schools held its 32nd annual food show last week, showing community members new recipes that could be on the menu next school year.

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WBMS celebrates 'Drop Everything and Read'

Students and staff at William Byrd Middle School celebrated National Reading Month and Read Across America throughout the building on March 6 with their own version of reading fun- "Drop Everything and Read!"

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Richmond Public Schools rolling out enhanced graduation ceremony protocols

RPS introducing a series of security changes and graduate vetting process to avoid future scenarios like the deadly Huguenot High School graduation shootings in June 2023.

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Culpeper Public Schools' externship program deemed a success

Culpeper County Public Schools recently announced it has partnered with Career Partners Inc., to form a program seeking to empower English learning students.

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Henry County increases inclusivity in its school playgrounds

A new inclusive playground and inclusive playground equipment is in the process of being purchased and put in place throughout Henry County Public Schools.

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FHS Robotics Competes at Week 2 Event in Portsmouth

Blackwater Robotics, the Franklin High School Robotics Team, competed at the Week 2 Portsmouth Event at Churchland High School on March 9 and 10th. They were one of 23 teams from across Virginia and the District of Columbia participating in the competition.

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Henrico Summer Academy provides students with extra instruction, career exploration opportunities

Henrico County Public Schools has begun registration for its annual Summer Academy programs and is looking for qualified applicants to join the Summer Academy staff.

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Atlee High School teacher receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award

An Atlee High School teacher was honored as the recipient of the $25,000 Milken Educator Award on Tuesday, March 19.

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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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