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March 31, 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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Outside review finds no intent in Fairfax Schools National Merit delays

An investigation into why some Fairfax County Public Schools were late to notify students they had received National Merit commendations found the delays were not intentional, the school system's superintendent reported Wednesday.

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Fauquier fifth grader catches an error in his science textbook

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Elk Hill meeting mental health needs of students in Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta County

STAUNTON - Walking through the halls of Elk Hill School, you will see the word "Love" painted on one of the walls. It seems like the appropriate message for what this school offers its students. "Every student comes here with some sort of trauma, some sort of either behavioral disability or an emotional disability," said Jason Hite, head of the Staunton school.

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Turner Ashby FCCLA Students Address Needs For The Unsheltered

BRIDGEWATER - Family and Consumer Science students at Turner Ashby High School put their skills to the test in an effort to assist the area's unsheltered community.

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14 books to be removed from Spotsylvania County school libraries

Fourteen books, including two by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, will be "excluded" from Spotsylvania County school libraries, superintendent Mark Taylor has decided. Taylor announced his decision in a memo dated March 28 and addressed to Maria Ramadane and Laurie Gallup, the director and assistant director of teaching and learning for the school division.

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Lawsuit says LCPS board unfairly removed special education student from Leesburg school

A $1.1 million lawsuit against the Loudoun Public Schools board and former Virginia Superintendent Jillian Ballow alleges a special education sophomore student was removed from Loudoun County High School in Leesburg for 113 days last year due to purportedly false claims that he groped a female student and walked around school with a baseball bat.

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York County School Division hosts DoDEA regional meeting following STEM program success

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - The York County School Division has received major recognition for its work with military-connected students.

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Shenandoah County schools reconfigure southern campus

WOODSTOCK - Many students of the Shenandoah County Public Schools' southern campus will be transferred to different schools this fall. To better use classroom space in the 2023-24 school year, school division officials plan to relocate the Massanutten Regional Governor's School at Triplett Tech in Mount Jackson to Mountain View High School in Quicksburg.

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With college enrollment dropping, could 529 savings plans help cover workforce credentials? - Virginia Mercury

As more Virginians pivot from the traditional path of going to college and earning a degree, state and federal policymakers are considering expanding government programs designed to encourage college enrollment to cover training for middle-skilled positions in high demand. Two of Virginia's congressional representatives - Reps.

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Virginia Beach student found with loaded handgun at Bayside High School

VIRGINIA BEACH - School officials searched a Bayside High School student's backpack Wednesday morning and found a loaded handgun. Kavonta Hawkins, 18, was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm on school grounds and receipt of a stolen firearm.

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