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Friday, March 22, 2024

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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Students explore aviation maintenance trade through use of donated airplane at Unity Reed H.S.

Just four miles from Manassas Regional Airport, the busiest General Aviation airport in Virginia, students at Unity Reed High School in Prince William County are learning the aviation maintenance trade courtesy of a donated aircraft to the school.

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Career day aims at helping young adults with disabilities find meaningful employment in Lynchburg

Students from several city and county schools got the chance to explore Lynchburg General hospital Wednesday, and see all the possible positions they could one day hold.

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'School Safety Taskforce' talks latest security updates at Chesapeake Public Schools

Six years after Chesapeake Public Schools staff created the School Safety Taskforce, community members provided input at a public forum.

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A cut for a cause: Lacey Spring families donate hair to make wigs

The principal, three girls and a parent all got fresh haircuts as they lobbed their hair off to create wigs for people who can't grow their own.

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School board asked to consider charter school

Citizens hoping to establish a charter school in Fluvanna County pled their case to the school board on Wednesday (March 13).

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High school seniors put weeks of work into 'mock congress'

Seniors at Western Albemarle High School got an immersive look into the political process during their 'mock congress' program, which wrapped up on Friday.

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Petersburg School Board: Sterling resigns as superintendent

After weeks of speculation and consternation, the school board finally met in a properly called closed session. When they emerged, they announced Dr. Sterling's resignation.

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Waynesboro among school systems working to expand expedited teaching program

The Commonwealth has expanded its partnership with iteach to 52 school systems, including for special education curriculum requirements.

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Henrico Schools staffers make another push for collective bargaining

Teachers, counselors, instructional assistants, and other staffers from Henrico's public schools took to the Henrico School Board's online forum this month to again demand the school division adopt collective bargaining for all school employees.

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Suffolk Public Schools approves pre-Labor Day start for 2024-2025 school year

Students at Suffolk Public Schools will return to the classroom before Labor Day for the 2024-2025 school year.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - Webinar: A Rising Tide for Equity

Amplification of student voice is one of the key high yield strategies in the Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) Educational Equity Plan. To better foster an environment through which authentic conversations can be held, the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has established the TIDE coalition. In this webinar learn how TIDE (Togetherness through Inclusion, Diversity and Equity) is a community of practice comprised of VBCPS staff and select high school students in grades 9-12.

Date and Time: March 26, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Ty Harris, Director of Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

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