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April 14, 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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Hanover County seek nominees for 2 school board seats

Hanover County remains one of the few jurisdictions in Virginia where the local governing body is responsible for making appointments to the school board.

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School Board Tie Leads to Delay in Middleburg Community Charter School Probation Decision

In a 4-4-1 tie, the School Board on Tuesday night did not gather the votes to place the Middleburg Community Charter School on probation based on allegations it failed to take corrective actions to correct its financial books.

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Sen. Kaine meets with Roanoke region providers, educators and students on health care worker shortage

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine met Wednesday in Roanoke with health care providers, educators and students who called the current shortage of medical workers urgent.

Kaine, D-Va., said he knows. He is among those who handle health care issues in Washington through his seat on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

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Girl detained after law enforcement officer assaulted during Patrick Henry High School fight

Roanoke Times, 4/12/23 … A girl was detained by Roanoke police Tuesday afternoon after a fight broke out at Patrick Henry High School between classes. The Roanoke Police Department said officers responded to a disorder at the high school at about 2:30 p.m. 

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Fairfax Co. police investigate ‘suspicious buses’ attempting to pick up children

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, say they are investigating two incidents of what they called “suspicious buses” attempting to pick up children Thursday morning.

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Virginia Senate rejects Youngkin proposal requiring children to get parental approval for social media access

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - The Virginia Senate voted down Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposal to require children under 18 to get parental approval to set up social media accounts and use most websites that collect user data. Gov.

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What's a bus road-eo? These Chesterfield drivers found out

Jim Schweyer swears this is not his first rodeo. “I really do know how to drive,” Schweyer said as he rounds a tight corner, knocks over obstacle course hurdles, and entirely skips a part of the racetrack set up for school buses on the Chesterfield Fairgrounds. Schweyer, or Mr. Jim, as his students call him, is a 13-year veteran of the Chesterfield Public School System.

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Teachers, student protest removal of Brooke Point High School principal

At the Stafford School Board meeting on Tuesday, teachers and a student from Brooke Point High School expressed their disappointment with the recent removal of principal Tim Roberts.

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Abigail Zwerner honored by legislators as Virginia General Assembly reconvenes

RICHMOND — Legislators honored Richneck Elementary School teacher Abigail Zwerner at the General Assembly, presenting her Wednesday with a resolution that praised the 25-year-old for her actions during a recent school shooting in Newport News.

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Spotsylvania teen charged with felony in connection to school threat

A Spotsylvania County student has been charged in connection with a social media threat that raised concerns over the weekend but was eventually deemed to be not credible.

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2023 School Law Conference, June 2, 2023 - Richmond

The 2023 School Law Conference kicks off with a presentation from the Division of Public Safety Training and the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety on preventative behavioral threat assessment in an educational setting. Following this presentation is a session on special education. Next, hear about teachers’ free speech rights after the Supreme Court Case Kennedy v. Bremerton School District. To close out, there will be a legislative update from the VSBA Legislative Team. Register Today!

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