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Friday, July 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.


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City school board reorganized for the new school year with new members

The Martinsville City Public Schools (MCPS) board named Yvonne Givens as chair and Michael Williamson as vice chair after three new members were appointed.

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Waynesboro Schools have strong teacher recruitment for 2023-24

The school district has filled all but three positions.

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New George Wythe High School groundbreaking this Saturday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The much-anticipated groundbreaking for what was once known as Richmond’s George Wythe High School will be taking place this weekend.

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Hailfax County School Board nixes step pay hikes, keeps 5 percent - SoVaNOW: Home of The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun

The Halifax County School Board voted Monday to boost employee salaries by 5 percent across the board but shelved an additional step pay raise to reward staff for their years of employment with Halifax County Public Schools. In sticking with the 5 percent increase, board members affirmed the terms of the school budget they approved in the spring, although trustees [...]

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Arlington and Falls Church leadership to talk staggered terms with Alexandria School Board tomorrow | ALXnow

One of the biggest changes being considered is a proposal to potentially stagger the election cycle for Alexandria's School Board. Currently, the Board's nine members serve three-year terms representing three different districts and their elections are concurrent with the City Council elections.

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Lynchburg City School Board holds first meeting since appointment of new members

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — Changes are being made across the Lynchburg education system as the Lynchburg City School Board held its first meeting since the appointment of the three newest members in June.

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Broad Run, Riverside High schools recognized for outstanding sportsmanship

Broad Run and Riverside were among 116 member schools recognized by the Virginia High School League for their outstanding sportsmanship during the 2023 spring season.

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Man with gun forces Gloucester County School Board meeting to be halted

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) - A man who showed up to the Gloucester County School Board meeting with a gun forced the meeting to go into lockdown Tuesday and halted it in its tracks.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

2023 VSBA Legislative Advocacy Conference, September 21, 2023, Chesterfield Career & Technical Center

Join VSBA at our 2023 Legislative Advocacy Conference where attendees will gain valuable insight into the issues that promise to have lasting impacts on the Commonwealth. This conference will inform and educate school board members as leaders discuss implementing the Virginia Literacy Act, a glimpse into how current events will influence the direction of the 2024 General Assembly, and much more. This conference also includes a session designed to meet the requirement that each school board member receive COIA training.

Register today for this exciting and informative conference! This is a hybrid event so you can attend in person or virtually.

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