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Friday, March 15, 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

Washington County, Va. schools team up with Ballad to offer virtual urgent care visits

Students and staff in Washington County, Virginia, schools can now get an urgent care visit without ever having to leave the nurse's office.

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Harrisonburg High School Fine Arts Academy hosting free festival for K-12 students in April

The festival will feature workshops on dance, drama, music, creative writing and visual arts.

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Wanting Christianity back, Madison School Board changes winter holiday to Christmas Break

At the regular Madison County School Board meeting Monday night Novum resident Mike Sharman asked board members to amend the calendar for school year 2024-2025 to say "Christmas Break” instead of "Winter Break”.

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Rapp School Board approves 'Bottom Line' $15.05 Million budget for FY 2025

Last month, the Rappahannock County School Board and Board of Supervisors met to discuss how the budget for the schools would look like for Fiscal Year 2025.

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Rockingham County Public School Board drafts book policy

The Rockingham County Public School Board's temporary book removals have captured the community's attention since January. On Monday, March 11th, board members released a draft of its new library book policy.

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Henrico School Board to review possible changes to 2025-2026 school calendar

Henrico School Board members will review the proposed 2025-2026 school calendar at a work session March 14 before voting on the calendar at a monthly meeting April 18.

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Va. legislature earmarks $100,000 for review of special education dispute resolution system * Virginia Mercury

The Virginia General Assembly proposed in its budget an outside review of the state's special education dispute resolution system, through legislation designed to address compliance concerns raised by the federal government and parents.

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FCPS superintendent advocates for federal action on cybersecurity threats to schools

Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid is urging national elected officials to step up their efforts to safeguard local schools from cybercrime threats.

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School Board votes to keep public speakers off camera

Loudoun County School Board meetings will become a room without a view during the public speaking portion of meetings beginning April 9.

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York County student wins Virginia Lottery Thank a Teacher Art Contest

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and one York County seventh grader's artwork will be used to say thank you to thousands of teachers across the Commonwealth.

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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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