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June 7, 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. Click the underlined headlines to view the articles.


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

For more than 50 years, Moseley Architects has served as a trusted partner to Virginia’s public schools. We are passionate about design and appreciate collaborating with clients to design learning environments that foster safe and effective teaching and learning experiences.

Last week, the United States Congress passed the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023. The act was signed into law by President Biden this past weekend.


There were many questions from school board members regarding the provisions of the act which called for the claw back of unspent COVID relief and ESSER dollars at the local level. These funds are not subject to the claw back provisions of the act. Please see a letter sent to Governor's, state education executives, and the National Governors Association by the United States Department of Education explaining these provisions at the following link

Updates: 7 people shot after Huguenot High School graduation ceremony

Jonathan Young, a member of the Richmond school board, was inside the Altria Theatre for Huguenot High School graduation ceremonies Tuesday when he heard as many as 20 shots outside. The sound touched off a stampede of "hundreds of people," which injured many, he said.

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The 'really special' way these Chesterfield teachers celebrate last day of school: 'The kids love it'

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- The largest school district in Central Virginia is out for the summer and they went out with a splash. The Chesterfield neighborhood of Fox Creek erupted in a water fight when parents met their Woolridge Elementary School students at the bus stop.

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Halifax's Abbott set to make MLB debut for Reds - SoVaNOW: Home of The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun

Andrew Abbott is joining The Show. Abbott, a 2017 graduate of Halifax County High School and a standout pitcher for the Comets before continuing his baseball career at the University of Virginia, is set to make his Major League debut today against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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$30,298 in Seward Scholarships Awarded to Six Dinwiddie Graduates

By: Jeanne Minetree Six 2023 Dinwiddie High School graduates, along with four seniors from Prince George and Petersburg High Schools, received scholarships established under the Lewis Claiborne Seward Trust. Mr. Seward named the scholarships to honor his parents.

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Board narrows superintendent search to five finalists

BRISTOL, Va. - A total of 18 candidates responded to the city's search for a new school superintendent and board members on Monday narrowed that list to five finalists.

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Charlottesville offering free meals to students during summer break

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville's Parks & Recreation is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. The program will allow children to get meals during the summer break for free. "It's just a program to extend the service that was offered during the school year into the summer months, just to ensure that every kid in our community still has access to food and meals," City Councilor Michael Payne said.

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"Doers, achievers, and winners"

It was a beautiful night for a graduation. Family, friends, and local dignitaries gathered on the playing field at Fluvanna County High School on Friday evening (May 26) to celebrate the Class of 2023.

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HCPS to host job fair for 2023-2024 school year

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Henrico County Public Schools are on the search for passionate and qualified staff members for the 2023-2024 school year. The county will host two job fairs in the month of June. Canidates will have the opportunity to speak with school division representatives and see if a career with HCPS is the right fit.

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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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