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Friday, July 8, 2022

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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To be considered by the judges, the official nomination form and supporting materials for each of the award programs must be received by July 20, 2022. Please do not hesitate to contact VSBA should you have any questions. For questions, please contact Brittany Moore, membership services coordinator at or by calling 800-446-8722.

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Growing concern in Virginia with end of free school lunch program

Federal waivers that have allowed every K-12 Virginia student to receive free school meals for the past two years are set to expire at the end of summer, and thousands of students will have to pay for meals again when school begins this fall.

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School zone speed camera woes in Altavista: Police working through the kinks

People have been taking to Facebook to bring attention to the new Altavista school zone speed cameras.

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Manassas to continue free student meals

Despite a likely change in federal policy for next school year, Manassas City Public Schools are committing to offer free school meals to each of their nearly 8,000 students during the 2022-23 year. The announcement means that for roughly 34% of those students whose families would not qualify for free or reduced status, meals will remain completely free of charge.

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Henrico Schools to host job fair July 14 - The Henrico Citizen

Henrico Schools will host a job fair Thursday, July 14 at Varina Area Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide attendees details about job openings. The school system is seeking teachers, substitute teachers, bus drivers, school nutrition services staff members and custodial workers.

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Norfolk Public Schools committee hosts 2022 Community Kickoff

Thursday, July 14 | 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk Public Schools' (NPS) Faith-Based Partnership Committee is hosting its 2022 Community Kickoff next week. The event is held for faith-based organizations to learn more about partnering with NPS , benefitting both students and the community.

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Hearing to determine whether books in Virginia Beach school libraries are obscene set for August

A hearing has been set for two books being challenged in Virginia Beach Circuit Court for being obscene for children. However, local bookstores and other organizations are showing support for Barnes & Noble, the authors and publishers to have the challenges dismissed.

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Digital maps coming to Pittsylvania County to help with school safety

A high tech resource could help Pittsylvania County students, teachers, and staff feel a bit safer.

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Former Montgomery County superintendent has received payments since firing

CHRISTIANSBURG - Former Montgomery County school Superintendent Mark Miear has received a total of $42,674 in check payments between March and June, after his firing, according to records provided by the district. Miear was unanimously fired by the county's school board on March 17 - a termination that was formally "without cause," a specific condition that his last contract with the district suggested entitled him to severance pay.

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Resources to help Virginia students facing homelessness

(WFXR) - According to the National Center of Homeless Education, nearly 17,500 homeless children and teens were enrolled in Virginia's public schools during the 2019-2020 academic year. "The definition of homelessness for students is greater than just students who are unhoused or living in shelters," Amherst County Public Schools' supervisor for student and family wellness, Marie Petrone, explained.

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CCS seeking sponsors for Better Together Conference

Charlottesville City Schools has announced that it will host its first-ever Better Together Conference on Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Don't miss these upcoming VSBA Events

Paid Webinar: Parliamentary Procedure Lunch and Learn, July 12, 2022

Join us for a live webinar on Parliamentary Procedure on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. This webinar will provide a brief overview/refresher of Robert’s Rules of Order. Upon the conclusion of...

2022 VSBA Conference on Education, July 19, 2022

Join school division leaders from across Virginia at the 37th annual VSBA Conference on Education. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of mini-workshops which highlight successful practices in Virginia’s...

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