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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 for the 38th annual VSBA Conference on Education on July 13, 2023 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump! This year's event will kick off with 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year, Ms. Fabiana Parker from Spotsylvania County Public Schools.

If you would like to attend this year's conference, please speak with your school board clerk to get registered. You can view more information by clicking the button below.

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'The Floating Classroom:' Academies of Hampton, students make STEM lab on boat

In partnership with the Flying Classroom, over 60 students will work over the course of a year to completely renovate a houseboat and turn it into a STEM lab.

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After legal kerfuffle, Fairfax County gives OK to add stop-arm cameras on some school buses | FFXnow

A long-delayed effort to outfit Fairfax County Public Schools' buses with cameras has officially received the green light from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.

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Petersburg School leaders approve collective bargaining agreement

The division says it will consider expanding collective bargaining to other groups of employees in the future.

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Fauquier school to reinstate 24 middle, high school teachers' aide jobs; 1st grade aides still in limbo

The Fauquier School Board will reinstate at least half of the 48 teacher aide positions that were cut to help fund 5% staff raises while also raising school board salaries between 25% and 33% without impacting the budget for next school year.

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Back-to-school supply drive filling backpacks for Louisa students

"I hope we plant the seeds in them that they have value and they have worth and they have not been forgotten."

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Virginia schools now must notify parents of bullying incidents sooner

A new law in Virginia requires schools to notify parents of alleged bullying incidents within 24 hours of learning of such allegation, rather than within 5 days.

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Charlottesville City Schools offering new way to help families get school supplies

Anyone who needs assistance for the upcoming school year can register this summer.

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Lynchburg City Council appoints 3 school board members in closed session

Lynchburg City Council determined appointments for three-year terms of office to each school district in a closed session on Tuesday evening.

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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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