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Wednesday, December 20, 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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Work underway at new Richmond High School for the Arts

Site work is underway at the new Richmond High School for the Arts, the school formerly known as George Wythe, and the school should be ready for learning by 2026.

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How Virginia's School Librarian of the Year gets kids excited to visit the media center - WTOP News

In a Chantilly, Virginia, ballroom with 800 other librarians, Rachel Grover started to cry.

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MCPS Teachers of the Year announced

Martinsville City Public Schools announced its Teachers of the Year from which the District Teacher of the Year will be chosen soon.

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Legendary band Metallica to decide if Va. high school marching band will win national competition

A Virginia high school marching band has taken things "Back to Black," and is now getting major attention as Metallica prepares to select winners in a national competition.

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Culpeper middle schoolers make a difference through The Pulsera Project

The World Language and Business departments at Floyd T Binns Middle School (FTB) are working together to bring The Pulsera Project to Culpeper.

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Tutoring to Begin Next Month for Third Through Eighth Grade Students

Thousands of students in third grade through eighth grade will receive math and reading tutoring from the division beginning in January as part of the Virginia Department of Education's All

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All Va. school divisions have sent in 'ALL In VA' plans to state

All Virginia school divisions submitted their spending plans for Youngkin's "ALL In VA" plan to the Virginia Department of Education.

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Va. Association of Science Teachers awards GCPS educator

Emily Jarratt, a science teacher at Greensville County High School, was recognized by the Virginia Association of Science Teachers as an outstanding educator.

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Hanover may opt to build new school rather than replace building

The Hanover School Board looks set to amend its new budget to include money for a total replacement of Beaverdam Elementary rather than the renovation originally planned.

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Manassas School Board hears updated plans for new Jennie Dean Elementary School

Representatives from the contractor working on the new Jennie Dean Elementary School recently presented updated plans to the Manassas City Public School Board, including space for keeping sports fields on the site.

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Join us Tuesday, January 23, 2024, for the New School Board Chair and Vice Chair Orientation in Richmond, VA. During this orientation, you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts who will cover a wide range of topics, all carefully curated to help you navigate your responsibilities seamlessly. Whether it's fostering productive relationships with your superintendent, managing interactions with the local media, understanding parliamentary procedures, or addressing legal matters, our orientation has you covered.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

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

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

January 23, 2024 - New School Board Member and Superintendent Orientation

There are few elected or appointed positions as crucial to the future of our communities as school board members. VSBA is here to empower you in your new role and ensure you hit the ground running. In addition to the core curriculum, our VSBA Annual New Member Orientation Training recognizes the importance of your individual voice and your role within a governance team. We believe that your unique perspectives and contributions are invaluable to the success of your local school board.

Location: Delta Marriott Richmond or Virtual

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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