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Thursday, March 14, 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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VSBA: School Board News Podcast

Episode 59 - VHSL eSports

Listen to Episode 59 of the Virginia School Board News Podcast. In this episode, VSBA Executive Director is joined by Shawn Knight, Assistant Director for Academic Activities at the Virginia High School League (VHSL). Gina and Shawn have a conversation on how the VHSL’s eSports program levels the playing field for high school students across the Commonwealth.

Click here to listen to Episode 59

Colonial Heights 5th grader wins regional art contest with beautiful mosaic

A Colonial Heights 5th grader's beautiful wolf mosaic has earned her first place in the elementary level of the 2024 Virginia School Boards Association's (VSBA) Southside Regional Art C...

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Mentoring program to help Prince Edward's first-year teachers

Prince Edward County Public Schools has received a grant totaling $24,000 for the development of the New Beginnings Mentoring Program,

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At Sherando - Frederick County's most overcrowded school - modular classrooms are a campus fixture

It's a Friday afternoon at Sherando High School, and Laura Kovak's 10th-grade English students are filing into a modular classroom behind the school's main building.

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ACHS incentive program promotes student attendance

Appomattox County High School (ACHS) continues working on methods to encourage attendance and discourage truancy among its student-body. On Friday, March 5, a celebration of good attendance was held at

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Virginia Beach School Board approves $1.16 billion spending plan

The division's operating budget stands at $948.9 million, and factors in a $5.7 million potential loss if the city council decides to move ahead with a 2-cent real estate tax reduction.

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Reports reveal that nearly every Richmond school had visible signs of this: 'We did not get here overnight'

CBS 6 requested an interview with a division facilities expert, but RPS spokesperson Alyssa Schwenk said she could not accommodate an interview, citing scheduling conflicts.

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Spotsylvania School Board fires Superintendent Taylor - Fredericksburg Free Press

A Spotsylvania County school official whose tenure was steeped in controversy from the onset was fired Tuesday night. 

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From waste, purpose: Sheriff's Office finds new uses for items, vehicles in old storage building

Culpeper Technical Education Center receives four, high-mileage cop cars and lots of building materials; Carver Food Enterprise Center is another beneficiary of items stored on school campus by former sheriff.

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Virginia's dual-role teachers to see retirement benefits boost from bus driving duties

Virginia teachers pulling double duty as bus drivers are expected to see enhanced benefits in the state retirement system.

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Hanover School Board unanimously votes to approve portable classrooms for Cool Spring Elementary

The Hanover County School Board unanimously voted Tuesday to approve the use of portable classrooms at the overcrowded Cool Spring Elementary School.

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The VSBA Government Relations team is updating the VSBA Legislative Update Blog. You can click below to view the blog and stay up-to-date throughout the session.

Click here for the VSBA Legislative Update Blog

Don't miss our next VSBA Event

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - Webinar: Active Attack Preparation and Response

Join us for an insightful webinar presented by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (VDCJ) as they introduce their comprehensive Civilian Response and Casualty Care (CRCC) program. Designed exclusively for school board members, this webinar aims to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to fortify your schools against potential threats.

Date and Time: March 19, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Adam Keene, Active Attack Program Manager, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

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