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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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Pilot program begins in 2024 to mentor Virginia's new principals of at-risk elementary schools

The Virginia Department of Education, Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals and the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals are collaborating on a pilot program.

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Roanoke schools now offering student mental health services

Mental health support for students, welcome center for families contribute to school division's equity plans.

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HCPS revises regulation, policy on homework for first time in 28 years

Some redundant language was removed from the policy entirely or moved to regulation while keeping guidelines on school-life balance.

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Petersburg students may soon have to lock up phones during the day

With violent threats targeting schools more often, families want their children to have the ability to call them in a crisis. But cell phone policies could change at another Virginia school district, which may restrict students from having immediate access.

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Highland schools boast low student-teacher ratios - The Recorder Online

MONTEREY - Technology director Gary Lane gave a slideshow on current pupil-teacher ratios for this school year at the Highland County School Board meeting Nov. 9. Virginia law requires school systems to share this information by the end of a calendar year.

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School buses set to have GPS navigation

Starting at the beginning of the 2024-25 school year, all Halifax County Public Schools buses will have GPS navigation systems installed in them.

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Charlottesville City Schools taking actions after fights and other issues close high school Nov. 17

Charlottesville City Schools says it is working to address several issues at Charlottesville High School that ultimately led to it being closed Friday, November 17.

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Bristol, Virginia's automated speed enforcement program sees decline in school zone speeding violations

change in Virginia law now allows city and county governments to adopt an ordinance to install speed enforcement cameras. 

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How Fairfax Co. students are using AI to problem-solve - WTOP News

Students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia, are utilizing AI in class.

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Board discusses academic programs, gets update on CIP projects

With budget season right around the corner, the Nelson County School Board received updates on the division's alternative paths to success programs and its capital improvement projects.

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Join us on January 22-23, 2024 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. Click below to visit our website for more information.

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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

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