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Tuesday, March 5, 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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Roanoke City Schools & Roanoke College highlight partnership, teacher training

The event at Monterey Elementary School celebrated Read Across America Week, but it also focused on the way Roanoke City Public Schools and Roanoke College are working to train the next generation of educators.

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School projects underway in Grayson

INDEPENDENCE - Several upcoming construction projects were discussed at the Feb. 12 meeting of the Grayson County School Board.

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Heritage High School carpentry students build Little Free Library

Students at Heritage High School are expanding book access and inspiring readers across their community by building a Little Free Library book exchange box.

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How 2 minutes of casual conversation are helping Fairfax Co. students feel a sense of belonging

Hayfield Elementary School in Fairfax County, Virginia, took student results from the Social and Emotional Learning Screener to heart, tasking teachers with making sure students feel a sense of belonging in their classrooms.

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Lakeside Middle School counselor surprised with state-wide award

A counselor with Albemarle County Public Schools is being recognized state wide for his work. Lakeside Middle School’s Cabell Guy was given a surprise celebration for his accomplishment.

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Youngkin challenges budget negotiators on tax cuts, K-12 spending

Gov. Glenn Youngkin showed no signs of retreat as he pressed General Assembly budget negotiators to restore his plan for cutting income tax rates while raising state sales tax revenues.

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Lawmakers discussing recovery high school in Hampton Roads

Too many young people suffer from addiction to drugs and alcohol and now there are new efforts to bring help to the teens of Hampton Roads but some don't think efforts are moving fast enough.

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'Fresh perspective' and clear discipline policies: Prince William's new School Board members share top priorities

Three new members began terms on the Prince William County School Board at the start of 2024, and InsideNoVa recently caught up with them to talk about their priorities for

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Spotswood Elementary students competing in recycling challenge

Students and staff at Spotswood Elementary are working to collect 1,000 pounds of stretchy plastic for the NexTrex recycling challenge.

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School Board Increases Maximum Class Sizes

In a unanimous decision Feb. 27, the School Board voted to increase the maximum class sizes for general education classes and to bring the division into alignment with updated state code provisions for P.E. and music classes. 

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - Webinar: Trailblazing Tomorrow: Unveiling Starr Hill Pathways

Embark on an enlightening journey with the Starr Hill Pathways (SHP) program as we present an exclusive webinar detailing the transformative experience awaiting Charlottesville area youth. Tailored for rising 7th graders through high school students, SHP is dedicated to providing comprehensive career and college exploration support. Join us for an immersive exploration of the SHP journey.

Date and Time: March 7, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Lucy Montalvo, Director, Starr Hill Pathways

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