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Monday, October 30, 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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Signing day

Virginia College Application Week came to a close Friday at E.C. Glass and Heritage high schools.

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Lynchburg City School Board votes to postpone T.C. Miller, Sandusky closures until 2025

The Lynchburg City School Board made several major decisions Tuesday night to guide the future of school facilities and programming - chiefly, to postpone closing Sandusky Elementary School and closing or converting T.C. Miller Elementary School for Innovation until fall 2025.

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There Is Science to Teaching Reading In AHPS Schools - The Virginian Review

Did you know there is a science to teaching reading? The Science of Reading refers to research that breaks down how children learn to read.

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Portsmouth to begin using school speed zone cameras

In the span of 10 days, two local crossing guards were hit by cars in school speed zones.

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MHS History students participate in Oct. 17 Joe Cameron Cook-off *

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Nicole Ambrose's 11th grade History class at Middlesex High School (MHS) hosted a Joe Cameron Cook-off and Competition, and faculty/staff were the impartial judges charged to taste-test the food to decide the winners.

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Enrollment Decline, Staff Vacancies Hit School Division Budget

Higher than normal staff vacancy rates and lower than expected operation and maintenance costs resulted in a $42 million surplus in Loudoun County Public Schools' fiscal year 2024 first quarter

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All qualifying Virginia students will get free tuition at Radford University, starting next fall

Beginning fall 2024, Radford University will cover tuition costs for students whose families live in Virginia and have an adjusted gross income of $100,000 or less.

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HCPS Students Share Home Through Poetry With Award-Winning Poet

One by one, a small group of students from Thomas Harrison Middle School stood at the front of a classroom, sharing exactly what home looked and felt like to them.

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Promote the Vote: LCHS hosts local and state leaders

Louisa County High School held its Promote the Vote day last week on Thursday, Oct. 19, inviting a multitude of local and state officials and candidates to meet with students

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Tami Oliver wins Education Impact Award for September

Tami Oliver, the Education Impact Award recipient for September, loves to help children feel special when getting extra assistance in the classroom.

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Join us for our 18th Annual Student School Board Representatives Workshop to be held on November 15 at the Williamsburg Lodge in the Allegheny Room. Student Board Representatives, do not want to miss this workshop!


To kick off the workshop, student's will hear from Mr. Joseph Washington on how to turn average into action. Following the keynote presentation, Mr. Bill Bradley will be leading a group discussion on "Ideal Workspaces, Where Do You Work Best". To close out the day, presentations include two interactive sessions that will be sure to get some excitement from the audience when they are tasked to complete a Policy and will compete head to head in School Board Governance Jeopardy.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

November 15-17, 2023 - VSBA Annual Convention

Don’t miss out on VSBA’s Annual Convention, the celebratory end-of-year gathering! This event is the largest meeting of the year, which brings together over one thousand school board members, superintendents, and school division staff from across the state of Virginia. Over the three day convention, attendees will hear from three different general session speakers, choose from over forty-five hot topic break-out sessions pertinent to public education issues, have the opportunity to meet with businesses dedicated to serving schools, and much more.

Location: Williamsburg Lodge

Registration: Please reach out to your school division clerk to register for this event. For affiliate members, please reach out to Mikaela Coffey for registration at

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