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Wednesday, June 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.


RRMM Architects is a proud supporter of the Virginia School Boards Association.

RRMM Architects is committed to our mission of creating great places to live, work, play and learn. For over 35 years, we have considered it a privilege to successfully serve school systems across the Commonwealth, providing award-winning learning environments for children, educators and the community.

Join us at the 2023 Conference on Education on July 13, 2023 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump! Visit the VSBA website to view all titles of the Mini-Workshops and don't forget to register with your local school board clerk today. Titles include Avoiding FOIA Pitfalls, Flying Unmanned Aircraft, Implementation of a Recovery Academy, Working for Your Future, and many more!

The conference will also feature the 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year, Ms. Fabiana Parker from Spotsylvania County Public Schools, as well as award presentations for the VSBA Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards, VSBA Food for Thought Awards, and VSBA 2023 Student Essay Scholarship Awards.

Conference attendees will leave with many great insights and practical ideas.

Visit the Conference on Education Webpage

School safety takes center stage at first Richmond School Board meeting since deadly graduation shooting

School safety dominated discussion at the first Richmond School School Board meeting since the deadly shooting outside Huguenot High School's graduation on June 6.

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Roanoke City School's RCPS+ program begins

RCPS+ is a free, summer program for Roanoke city students.Students in kindergarten through eighth grade are provided with engaging, hands-on activities to promote critical thinking and creativity.

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Radford city superintendent addresses the community during his final school board meeting

"I will miss the school division more than you know," Robert Graham stated during his final Radford School board meeting.

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Richmond School Board renames four schools despite some votes against it

On Tuesday night, the Richmond City School Board changed four school names in the district in a 6-3 vote.

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North Elementary Student Council Raises Money for Community Organizations Through 'Candy Gram' Sales

Students at North Elementary School continued to showcase their commitment to community service through a special donation to a pair of local organizations following their incredibly successful fundraiser this spring.

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Hampton Roads grad offered $1 million in scholarships after sister challenged her to beat $700K

Trinitee Lindsey's older sister, Mahogany, had been offered more than $700,000 in scholarships for college when she graduated a year ago and then challenged Trinitee to beat that. So Trinitee did, with more than $1 million in scholarships offered to colleges all across the country from Hampton Roads to California.

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Dr. Rhonda Hall named Superintendent of the Accomack County Public School System - Shore Daily News

Accomack County School Superintendent Chris Holland will serve his last day on the job on June 30. According to a release by the Accomack County School Board, "The Accomack [...]

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Virginia School Serves up More Milk with Less Waste

Milk dispensers are a cool way for students to add more nutrition and less waste into lunches served in Louisa County, Virginia.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

2023 Conference on Education, July 13, 2023, Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa at Short Pump

Join us for the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education, commencing with a keynote address by Ms. Fabiana Parker, the 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year. Following Ms. Parker's presentation, we have VACORP assisting us in presenting the prestigious 2023 Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards. Next, leaders from various school divisions across Virginia will convene to participate in a range of engaging mini-workshops. These workshops will showcase successful practices implemented in Virginia's school divisions, offering valuable insights and strategies for all attendees. After the roundtable presentations, participants will have the opportunity to partake in optional regional meeting. During the lunch break, we will announce the winners of the annual VSBA Food for Thought 2023 awards. Additionally, we are privileged to have recipients of the 2023 Student Essay Scholarship address the audience.

Don't miss out! Register today to secure your spot and be a part of the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education.

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