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March 1, 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.


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City schools to get internet upgrade

Norton schools are upgrading their internet capabilities while decreasing the cost. The School Board voted Feb. 13 to execute the contract between...

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Parents, students give school weapons-detection system a positive review

Reaction to a new weapons-detection system being considered for Prince William County’s middle and high schools was mostly positive last week during the school division’s first safety and security briefing featuring the “Evolv Express” scanners at Gainesville High School.

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Waynesboro Schools teaming with Project GROWS to continue building farm program

Project GROWS will be partnering with Waynesboro Public Schools this spring in operating and managing the Waynesboro Education Farm at Berkeley Glenn Elementary School, a program that began three years ago.

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Radford's Belle Heth team on cloud nine with experiment

High-altitude balloons have all of a sudden gripped the country's attention. And they are at the center of an experiment being conducted by a small team of sixth-graders at Radford's Belle Heth Elementary School.

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Proposed Capital Improvement Plan tabled after tense exchange over possible Sherando renovation

Frederick County's proposed 2023-2028 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) has been tabled for 60 days after Back Creek District Supervisor Shawn Graber questioned a school official over the cost of a possible renovation.

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K-9s, weapon detection systems used to keep 20,000 kids in Hampton schools safe

There are 20,000 students who attend Hampton City Schools, and the district tells News 3 they work tirelessly to protect every single one.

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HCPS Brings STEM Day Back To The Valley Mall

Long gone are the days of paper mache volcano science experiments - city school students brought out robotic arms, a miniature eco-friendly town and beads made from cereal boxes. Students from Harrisonburg City Public Schools set up projects at the Valley Mall on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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JHS ProStart Program Gives Students Experience In The Kitchen

Jefferson High School is giving Jefferson County students the opportunity to experience what it's like to work in a kitchen through their ProStart program. Students join in on this simulated workplace to get real experience. The program is taught by Mariah Dorfner.

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Richmond Public Schools principals unionize

More than 150 Richmond Public Schools administrative staff members, including principals, assistant principals and directors, will now be represented during labor negotiations over pay, benefits and more.

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School board finds no evidence employees covered up, ignored complaints about coach

The Colonial Heights School Board said they found no evidence that school employees covered up or ignored complaints from coaches, students or student's parents concerning former softball coach Jeff Faries.

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Don't miss these upcoming VSBA Events

March Hot Topic Conference, March 15, 2023

Join us for the March Hot Topic Conference in Wytheville, Virginia on March 15, 2023. This will be an informative and important hot topic conference that focuses on multiple trending education topics like workforce readiness, virtual reality in public schools, and the “new pandemic” teacher shortages.

April Hot Topic Conference, April 13, 2023

Join us for the April Hot Topic Conference at the VSBA Offices in Charlottesville on April 13, 2023. This hot topic conference will focus on multiple trending education topics like broadband access, how to work with your local appropriating body, and dual enrollment.

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