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Monday, July 10, 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 this Thursday 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

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) will be holding a meeting today to present their findings on the Virginia's K-12 Funding Formula study. If you're interested, you can access a copy of the agenda for the meeting. Additionally, a livestream of the meeting can be accessed through the following website.

Danville Public Schools receives $50 million in construction grant funds

That means Woodberry Hills and Forest Hills Elementary schools will see renovations sooner than later.

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Virginia Commonwealth University's lab school clears hurdle

The state's first lab school, a partnership between Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and CodeRVA, a magnet school in Richmond, received approval from the College Partnership Lab Schools Committee on Friday.

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Gov. Youngkin appoints 3 to Virginia Board of Education

There are now eight Youngkin appointees on the nine-member education board.

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Governor responds to state learning grant issues; VDOE says the program was noncompliant with regulations

Some Virginia families said it has been impossible for them to utilize Learning Acceleration Grant money they were awarded by the state.

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Alleghany Highlands Public Schools announces new name for Clifton Middle School

Clifton Middle School in Alleghany County now has a new name.

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Why a group is recommending a screen-free day for Fairfax Co. schools next year - WTOP News

Fairfax County's School Health Advisory Committee is recommending that the Virginia school system set districtwide guidelines for technology use by grade level and set a cap for the amount of time the youngest learners spend on screens every day.

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CCHS HOSA students place top 10 in the world | Carroll News

Best friends since day care, recent Carroll County High School graduates Carsyn Sharpe and Ashlynn Spangler have now achieved something more than 99.9 percent of their peers cannot brag about.

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APS to take a breather on new initiatives for coming year

Superintendent promises to listen more closely to concerns of staff

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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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