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Friday, March 8, 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

4th grader "sews" love of reading in her school

A young girl in Virginia Beach has a unique way to get kids in her school interested in spending more time, with a good book, in the library.

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Henrico Schools to launch teacher apprenticeship program for 'hard-to-staff' schools

Henrico Schools will launch a "Grow Your Own" teacher apprenticeship program next school year, aiming to provide more full-time teachers for the division's "hard-to-staff" schools.

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$77M bus contract for RCPS set to keep students rolling

The Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS) are getting ready to start a new five-year multi-million dollar contract for its school buses.

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Culpeper elementary staff talent show lights up the night

Emerald Hill Elementary School in Culpeper ignited with laughter and applause on Feb. 22, as the school's faculty showcased an array of extraordinary talents at the highly anticipated Staff Talent

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Danville Public Schools offering Saturday school to combat pandemic learning loss

From Saturday school to staying after school during the week, Danville students are loving their new tutoring options.

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Virginia judge sets aside guilty verdict against former school superintendent

A judge has set aside a guilty verdict against a former Virginia school system superintendent convicted of a retaliatory firing of a teacher.

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Brooke Point High School joins the Breakfast Club

Stafford Schools is proud to announce that Brooke Point High School has received a Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) School Breakfast Club Award.

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Perry confident 'recovery school' will get state funding

A proposed "recovery school" for students struggling with drug addiction is expected to be funded with $2 million in state budget, according the state Sen. Russet Perry (D-Round Hill), who sponsored the budget amendment.

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Pilot Bathroom Program Brings Updates to Nine Loudoun Schools

Nine Loudoun County schools will soon have updated bathrooms as part of the Restroom Privacy and Safety Pilot Program to include single-user bathrooms and sensor technology to detect vaping, smoke

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School board approves FY25 budget request

The Louisa County School Board held their monthly meeting on Monday, March 4.

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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.

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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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