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Tuesday, November 7, 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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Albemarle County teachers gather to learn new skills

Monticello High School hosted a division-wide professional development day.

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'Their grades improved': Conexus nonprofit provides glasses, improves students' vision

Many students struggle with blurry vision as an obstacle to learning, making reading and focusing difficult. Conexus helps these struggling students by helping them with their vision.

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JRTC Students Learn Life Skills in Assisting Christmas Mother - The Virginian Review

LOW MOOR - Some children in the Alleghany Highlands will awaken on Christmas morning to a pleasant surprise, thanks to carpentry students at Jackson River Technical Center.

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VDOT work cuts down on traffic times at Prince Edward Elementary

At this time last year, it took about 12 minutes to exit Route 15 Southbound, drop a student off at Prince Edward Elementary and turn around

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Bassett High School marching band wins state championship, heads to New York for national competition

The Bassett High School marching band travels to New York this weekend to compete in the US Bands National Championship after winning its 11th state title last week.

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Spanish class takes part in Global Grace Cancer Run

Halifax County High School teacher Sandra Lopez's Spanish 3 class participated in the Global Grace Cancer Run 2023, tying into their study of outdoor activities.

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Charlottesville City Schools cracks down on mobile and personal devices

Charlottesville City Schools have been operating under a new cellphone policy since the start of the school year.

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'It was well overdue:' Campbell County Public Schools invests in district renovations

This is one of multiple big projects the school district has going on. Superintendent Clayton Stanley said the new school cost the district about $44 million.

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Town of Windsor conveys land for CTE Building Trades Program - The Tidewater News

Students in the Isle of Wight County Schools' Career and Technical Education Building Trades Program have a new resource at their disposal following action taken by the Windsor Town Council on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

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Deputies search for man accused of stealing, damaging school bus

Before getting off the bus, the thief wiped every surface down with a disinfectant spray, according to the sheriff's office.

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Join us at the Woodlands Hotel for the Annual Fall Conference for School Board Clerks on November 16, 2023! You do not want to miss out on the opportunity to gather with colleagues, in person, and learn about important topics that affect a clerk's duties from day to day.


Session topics this year include; Top Ten Things You Didn't Know About Being a Board Secretary which will be presented by Attorney Micah Schwartz, a presentation on "Roberts Rules of Order" presented by Pakapon Phinyowattanachip, and new this year, attendees will be able to test their knowledge with School Board Jeopardy!


In addition to the Conference, clerks are also invited to attend the Annual Convention General Sessions and network at the Exhibit Hall.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

November 15-17, 2023 - VSBA Annual Convention

Don’t miss out on VSBA’s Annual Convention, the celebratory end-of-year gathering! This event is the largest meeting of the year, which brings together over one thousand school board members, superintendents, and school division staff from across the state of Virginia. Over the three day convention, attendees will hear from three different general session speakers, choose from over forty-five hot topic break-out sessions pertinent to public education issues, have the opportunity to meet with businesses dedicated to serving schools, and much more.

Location: Williamsburg Lodge

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

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