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Wednesday, November 22, 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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Listen to episode 55 of the VSBA School Board News Podcast. In this episode, Executive Director Gina Patterson has a conversation with 2024 VSBA President Dr. Cardell Patillo. Dr. Patillo discusses his top priorities and goals for the coming year.

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Opening of new school board office now official

The Patrick County School Board celebrated the opening of its new school board office with an official ribbon cutting to coincide with its November 9 meeting.

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School Board considers solar panels at Rappahannock County High School

The Rappahannock County School Board heard updates Tuesday on proposed installation of solar panels at the high school, as well as the Future Educators Academy and the band program's success

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State Delegate Carrie Coyner Reads to Middle Road ES Students During VSBA "Take Your Legislator to School Month" Visit


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Sixth Graders Experience Health and Medical Sciences in BLOOM Event

Loudoun Education Foundation partnered with Inova Loudoun Hospital, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue and The Future Kings to host the second Building Learning Opportunities and Options in Medical Sciences Exploration

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Prince William School Board to consider restricting public comment

The Prince William County School Board is considering an amendment to its citizen participation policy that would limit commenting opportunities.

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$12M in funding awarded to multiple school districts across the Commonwealth to improve security

The Virginia Department of Education announced $12 million in state School Security Equipment Grants to protect students, faculty, and visitors in over 483 schools in 98 school districts across the Commonwealth on Monday, Nov. 20.

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Schools in Northampton County to receive large fund for renovations

Northampton County Public Schools were approved for an 81 million dollar contract to enhance school facilities.

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Trips help students improve pass rates - The Charlotte Gazette

Students at Randolph-Henry (R-H) High had almost universal pass rates in their English exam last May. In fact, while most districts are

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Sussex County schools to receive speed cameras as part of speed enforcement program

Sussex County Sheriff's Office has announced that new speed cameras will be added to certain areas as part of a speed enforcement program in school zones.

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Hanover Schools directs principals to remove 75 books from libraries

Hanover County Public Schools ordered the removal of 75 book titles from school libraries, including some classics such as "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Slaughterhouse Five," asserting they are sexually explicit.

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Annual Conference

Early Bird Registration ends December 14, 2023. Visit the COSSBA website for more information and to register.

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Register today for Insights for Budge Basics & Finance: Part 2 on December 6, 2023 from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Session two will explain expenditures including enrollment, staffing, salaries, and employee benefits. Also, discussed will be “odds and ends” of school division finance including audits, school activity funds, quarterly reports, fund balances, and misinformation.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

January 22-23, 2024 - 2024 VSBA Capital Conference

Join us for an exciting two-day journey at this year’s Capital Conference! We have an array of engaging sessions and discussions lined up to provide you with valuable insights into the 2024 General Assembly.

Location: Delta Marriott Richmond or Virtual

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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