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Monday, March 25, 2024

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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River Bend kindergarteners paying it forward through donation of 'kindness kits' to homeless shelter

60 kindergarteners donated the 'kindness kits' containing food, clothing, and hygiene items.

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Norfolk School Board approves budget including raises, new 'out of the box' initiatives

The Norfolk School Board voted Wednesday on a $671.6 million budget which includes raises for staff, plans to "right-size" the division and support to transition Lake Taylor High School into a career and technical school.

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Prince William County School Board Ratifies First Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Prince William County School Board ratified the Collective Bargaining Agreement with its employees' exclusive bargaining agent, the Prince William Education Association (PWEA),

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Appomattox County Schools to use AI technology to keep students safe

APCS partnered with ZeroEyes, the leader in AI-based gun detection.

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Henry County teachers, school staff to get raises under proposed budget

Under the updated scale, starting teacher pay would increase to $50,103 from $48,269. The scale would top out at $71,316.

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Smyth's Carter is named Region VII Superintendent of the Year

At every opportunity Dr. Dennis Carter tried to shift the attention to his staff. Others who work for and with him weren't so fast to look away from Carter's recognition

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Target 7: How Roanoke City Public Schools responds to threats

The district has started reporting an intervention aspect to threat responses in their annual discipline report.

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Families Sue Albemarle Co. Public Schools For Race-Based Hostile Environment

Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) Senior Counsel Vincent Wagner made the following statement regarding a petition for appeal ADF attorneys filed Thursday with t

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Amherst schools' staff of the month recognized

The Amherst County School Board recognized a dozen staff of the month during its March 14 meeting.

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Culpeper high school student council wins achievement award

For its exceptional record of leadership, service and civic activities that improve the school and community, the Culpeper County High School (CCHS) Student Council has been awarded a 2024 Achievement

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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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