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Tuesday, June 27, 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.


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

RRMM Architects is committed to our mission of creating great places to live, work, play and learn. For over 35 years, we have considered it a privilege to successfully serve school systems across the Commonwealth, providing award-winning learning environments for children, educators and the community.

Join us at the 2023 Conference on Education on July 13, 2023 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump! Visit the VSBA website to view all titles of the Mini-Workshops and don't forget to register with your local school board clerk today. Titles include Avoiding FOIA Pitfalls, Flying Unmanned Aircraft, Implementation of a Recovery Academy, Working for Your Future, and many more!

The conference will also feature the 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year, Ms. Fabiana Parker from Spotsylvania County Public Schools, as well as award presentations for the VSBA Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards, VSBA Food for Thought Awards, and VSBA 2023 Student Essay Scholarship Awards.

Conference attendees will leave with many great insights and practical ideas.

Visit the Conference on Education Webpage

Instrument donation program ensures money isn't a barrier for student musicians

Music students at Martinsville High School have benefitted from community efforts to provide instruments that otherwise might be out of financial reach.

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As advocates raise thousands to pay off students' lunch debt, they push for action

HAYMARKET, Va. (DC News Now) - One dollar at a time, two Northern Virginia community members are working tirelessly to tackle a problem they wish didn't exist, which for a while did not.

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NRV high schooler recognized in national poster contest

Two Virginia students are national winners in the 2023 Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center's annual Kids Safe Online poster contest, according to a press release issued by the Virginia

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Report: Some Va. teacher prep programs miss mark in literacy instruction

Several teacher preparation programs at Virginia's institutions of higher education fail to educate aspiring teachers on the core components of reading instruction, according to a new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality, a research and policy nonprofit.

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Fairfax County School Board to vote on proposed salary increases tonight

The next Fairfax County School Board could earn almost twice as much per year as the current board, which is poised to vote on proposed salary increases tonight (Monday).

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Prince William County School Board passes revised code of behavior

The Prince William County School Board approved the school system's revised code of behavior, including new restorative disciplinary practices but with changes to controversial sections in a previous draft.

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Grown Here at Home: Alleghany High School student wins heifer in scholarship competition

Shanna Adkins loves spending time with her heifer Stormie. She won the cow in a scholarship competition through the Virginia Hereford Association.

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Glenn Youngkin's Effort to Reshape Virginia's Schools Is Off to Modest Start

Some of his backers say his gubernatorial clout can only go so far. Other supporters are urging him to further push the limits of the power he has.​

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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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