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Thursday, May 19, 2022

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. Click the underlined headlines to view the articles.


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Hampton students get special 'Crabber Invitational' field day

It's a field day designed to meet the needs of all special education students in the division. 100 students from four high schools spent the day outside!

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Excellent Educators: Ingleside Elementary teacher makes PE a body-and-brain workout

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Gym class isn't just about push-ups and cardio, it's about building the whole body. And that's what they are doing at Ingleside Elementary. Karol Matthews has been teaching physical education at Ingleside Elementary in Norfolk for more than 20 years.

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School division announces administration changes at 5 schools

The Fauquier County School Division announced last week several changes to school administration at five schools. All the changes will be effective for the 2022-2023 school year. Donna Guzman, the principal of Marshall Middle School for four years, will leave that role to take up a position in the school division's student services office.

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ACPS creating equal opportunities in the classroom

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Albemarle County Public Schools is fully transitioning out of its traditional leveling program. This means students will be in the same courses no matter their abilities. ACPS Spokesperson Phil Giaramita says, ultimately, this is about fairness and making sure students aren't behind just because of their test scores forma young age.

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New Fairfax County superintendent gives insight into priorities during town hall

Dr. Michelle Reid's first day as superintendent is set for July 1. FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - Nearly a month after Fairfax County Public Schools named its new superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid, she gave insight Tuesday night into her priorities through a virtual town hall put on by the school system.

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School board hears rights resolution

Thursday night the school board heard a first reading of a parental rights resolution. The resolution was presented as an information item. The resolution declares that it is parents' fundamental right to direct their children's education. It also declares that education must focus on academic subjects and parents have the right to opt out of anything that they are concerned about.

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Local schools name division teachers of the year

As the school year winds down, local school divisions are taking time to honor those teachers who go the extra mile. King & Queen, King William, New Kent and West Point public schools recently named their division teachers of the year. Lawson-Marriott Elementary School science teacher Shari May Cecil nabbed the honor for King & Queen Schools.

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Personnel appointments approved for Gloucester County Public Schools

The Gloucester School Board made several personnel appointments for the remainder of the 2021-2022 academic year during its May 10 monthly meeting at the T.C. Walker Education Center.

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2022 School Law Conference, June 3, 2022

Designed to provide an update on basic principles of school law and emerging issues, this conference is vital to school board members, superintendents, and school board attorneys. It is held annually during the first week of June.

2022 VSBA Conference on Education, July 19, 2022

Join school division leaders from across Virginia at the 37th annual VSBA Conference on Education. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of mini-workshops which highlight successful practices in Virginia’s...

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