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Monday, July 17, 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.


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Dr. Grimsley honored by People, Inc. for dedication to Rapp students

Bryan Phipps, President and CEO of People, Inc., based in Abingdon, presented their annual Garland Thayer Award, named after People Inc.’s founding executive director, to Shannon Grimsley, Ed.D., for her dedication to serving children through her position as Superintendent of Rappahannock County Public Schools.

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Former School Board Member Nominated As Cristol's Interim Replacement

Former School Board Member Nominated As Cristol's Interim Replacement - Arlington, VA - The Arlington County Board will consider the nomination of Tannia Talento at its Saturday meeting to fill the seat vacated by Katie Cristol.

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Get on the bus: Waynesboro Schools looks for drivers to complete fleet

Waynesboro Schools' fleet of bus drivers is incomplete with only 10 drivers as the school system prepares for the 2023-2024 school year.

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Shenandoah County School Board discusses where extra funds from budget will go

Thursday night they discussed ways to use extra funds in the budget to increase school safety.

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Pulaski County Schools approve new policies for students

After leaving Radford City Schools, Pulaski County Superintendent Robert Graham has officially started the new job.

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Lynchburg City School Board elects veteran member Gupta as chair; first-term member Day as vice chair

Members of the Lynchburg City School Board elected new leadership during its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night, choosing Atul Gupta to serve as the body's chair for the next year and Martin Day to serve as vice chair.

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City student will represent state in national program

Palmer Van Zandt was selected a "senator" in Boys State, an American Legion program that offers hands-on education about government.

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Transgender students can use preferred bathrooms even if classmates are 'uncomfortable,' Va. school district says

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CITC) — A Virginia school district's policy states that any student's "discomfort" with sharing a restroom or locker room with a transgender classmate is "not a reason to deny access" to the transgender student.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

2023 VSBA Legislative Advocacy Conference, September 21, 2023, Chesterfield Career & Technical Center

Join VSBA at our 2023 Legislative Advocacy Conference where attendees will gain valuable insight into the issues that promise to have lasting impacts on the Commonwealth. This conference will inform and educate school board members as leaders discuss implementing the Virginia Literacy Act, a glimpse into how current events will influence the direction of the 2024 General Assembly, and much more. This conference also includes a session designed to meet the requirement that each school board member receive COIA training.

Register today for this exciting and informative conference! This is a hybrid event so you can attend in person or virtually.

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