VIRGINIA DAILY EDUCATION NEWS

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Thursday, November 30, 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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Students pose questions as legislators drop by Halifax County Middle School

A group of Halifax County Middle School students and local legislators/community leaders learned more about each other Tuesday morning during "Take your legislator to school day."

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Oakton High School students launch high-powered rocket to 34,195 feet - higher than many airplanes

Students at Oakton High School in Fairfax County, Virginia, have reached soaring heights through a student rocketry program, launching a high-powered rocket 34,195 feet into the sky.

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Revised index to cause Clarke schools to rely more on local funds

BERRYVILLE - Clarke County Public Schools (CCPS) will be paying a larger share of costs to educate students.

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Update: Arlington sex-ed changes no longer on 'consent agenda'

School Board switcheroo comes after GazetteLeader publicized matter

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Charlottesville rallies around high school after recent turmoil

It's been a little more than a week since violence at CHS shut down the campus.

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Wright Elected to VSBA Board; Will Serve as Regional Chair - The Virginian Review

LOW MOOR - Jacob Wright of the Alleghany Highlands School Board has been elected as a regional chair for the Virginia School Boards Association.

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Lord Botetourt High School guidance counselor Paul Craft wins Education Impact Award

Lord Botetourt High School graduate Paul Craft was shocked when he learned he won the Education Impact Award.

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Rockingham County Public Schools discusses redistricting proposal

The Rockhingham County Public School Board has made another vote on a proposed plan to redistrict several schools in the area at a meeting on November 27th.

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Western Loudoun Parents Oppose Proposed Boundary Changes

Over 50 frustrated parents and several students gathered at Woodgrove High School on Monday night to raise concerns about recommended attendance zone changes in western Loudoun.

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Surry Elementary to see school security upgrades - Smithfield Times

Surry Elementary School is one of 483 across Virginia to receive part of $12 million in grant money awarded for school security equipment.

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Join us Tuesday, January 23, 2024, for the New School Board Chair and Vice Chair Orientation in Richmond, VA. During this orientation, you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts who will cover a wide range of topics, all carefully curated to help you navigate your responsibilities seamlessly. Whether it's fostering productive relationships with your superintendent, managing interactions with the local media, understanding parliamentary procedures, or addressing legal matters, our orientation has you covered.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

January 22-23, 2024 - 2024 VSBA Capital Conference

Join us for an exciting two-day journey at this year’s Capital Conference! We have an array of engaging sessions and discussions lined up to provide you with valuable insights into the 2024 General Assembly.


Location: Delta Marriott Richmond or Virtual

Registration: Please reach out to your school division clerk to register for this event. For affiliate members, please reach out to Mikaela Coffey for registration at mikaela@vsba.org


January 23, 2024 - New School Board Member and Superintendent Orientation

There are few elected or appointed positions as crucial to the future of our communities as school board members. VSBA is here to empower you in your new role and ensure you hit the ground running. In addition to the core curriculum, our VSBA Annual New Member Orientation Training recognizes the importance of your individual voice and your role within a governance team. We believe that your unique perspectives and contributions are invaluable to the success of your local school board.


Location: Delta Marriott Richmond or Virtual

Registration: Please reach out to your school division clerk to register for this event. For affiliate members, please reach out to Mikaela Coffey for registration at mikaela@vsba.org

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