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Wednesday, March 13, 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

Peak View Celebrates Read Across America Week

The crowd of elementary schoolers in the Peak View Elementary School cafeteria was at a fever pitch on Friday. Classes chanted names and yelled in excitement as students competed in an epic battle of the century: the Rock-Paper-Scissors Championship.

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What is a 'Professor in Residence'? Project helps Prince Edward schools

He carries the title of Professor in Residence, a college professor on a high school, and at times middle school campus.

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Williamsburg estimates an independent school district would cost $18 million in first year

WHRO Public Media is dedicated to enhancing the lives of the citizens in the communities it serves by responding to their need to be engaged, educated, entertained and enlightened.

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Chesapeake School Board approves $801 million budget request that includes pay raises

The budget includes a minimum 3% raise for division employees, including teachers and support and administrative staff. Chesapeake's starting teacher pay would rise to $55,185.

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Earth Day celebrated with special projects

Project Based Learning is embraced by educators daily at Washington District Elementary School. They have found that students who create remember the experience throughout the year.

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Juror says faulty jury instruction helped convict Ziegler

A juror in the trial of former Loudoun County Public Schools Superintendent Scott Ziegler said she would have voted to acquit him of illegally retaliating against a special education teacher

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Freeman High School principal named REB Award-winner

The principal of Douglas S. Freeman High School has been awarded a $10,000 cash grant and an additional $20,000 for his plans to launch a new soccer program that will serve students from diverse backgrounds.

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R-H students learn to dance - The Charlotte Gazette

Steve DuVal, creator of The Bedford Area Community Dance and Social Experiment, visited Randolph-Henry on Feb. 27 to teach square dancing

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Campbell County Superintendent releases proposed budget, 3% salary increase included

Campbell County Public School's superintendent showed his proposed budget draft for the 2024-2025 school year to the school board.Superintendent Dr. Clay Stanl

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Roanoke County student wins "Thank a Teacher" art contest

 A fifth grader at Mountain View Elementary School in Roanoke County has won in the elementary school category of the sixth annual Virginia Lottery Thank a Teacher Art Contest, according to lottery officials.

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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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