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Monday, November 6, 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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Girls on the Run program now in all Waynesboro elementary schools

The goal is to build self-esteem and inspire young women to live healthy, confident lives.

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Danville School Board approves employee raises

The school district says the increase will be added to a five-percent increase already implemented this year.

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Hundreds of candidates vying for Virginia school board seats amid book bans, culture wars and more

All 140 seats in the General Assembly are up for election this year - but that's not the only thing Virginians will be voting for on Election Day. Nearly 600 candidates are vying for school board seats over an increasingly politicized backdrop.

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Lee County, Va. Schools receive more than $740K

Leaders said the money will be used for interactive teleconferencing equipment across the county.

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CCMS FFA Chapter named National Model of Excellence winner

INDIANAPOLIS - Carroll County Middle School's FFA Chapter on November 2 was named the 2023 National Middle School Model of Excellence winner during the second general session of the 96th

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More kids at Hampton Schools are getting a chance to learn Spanish

Langley Elementary School is one of the schools that offers students the opportunity to learn a new language.

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Speed cameras to be installed near two Richmond schools

Speed cameras will be installed in two pilot school zones in Richmond with the goal of reducing speeding around schools.

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'Crisis on our hands': Education, community leaders host panel on student literacy in Newport News

Educators said some of the ways the wider community can help schools in literacy efforts include volunteering to tutor, providing resources that can help place more books in children's homes and supporting adults who themselves may not be able to read at a basic level.

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Sentara partners with Harrisonburg City Public Schools

The new Sentara Community Care Center is providing physicals and immunizations for students entering the HCPS system.

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Funding to support distance learning opportunities for rural students

WASHINGTON (CBS19 NEWS) --Federal funding will help some students in Orange, Madison and Louisa counties attend class remotely.

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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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