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Thursday, October 26, 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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Tune in to an insightful journey with Gina Patterson, the Executive Director of the VSBA School Board News podcast, as she sits down with VSBA President David Woodard in our latest episode, Episode 54.

Click here to listen to Episode 54

GCPS adding At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program

GREENE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Greene County Public Schools is launching an At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program.

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Osbourn High School in Manassas launches direct admission partnership with George Mason University

Osbourn High School seniors who maintain a 3.25 grade point average will now be eligible for direct admission to George Mason University, according to Osbourn Principal Mike Pflugrath.

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School Board acknowledges October as bullying prevention month

Nelson County School Board Chair Tammy Ponton said the Virginia School Boards Association board of directors designated October as an awareness month for school bullying and prevention.

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Northampton continues to grapple with high school project cost - Shore Daily News

Northampton County is working to get the total cost of the contract for the construction of the new high school down to around $80 million, at which point it appears it will move forward with the project, according to a report at Tuesday night's meeting from Chairman John Coker.

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Students in downtown Roanoke for STEAM day

1,300 kids in grades K-12 in our hometowns attended Roanoke STEAM day.

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Students learn about renewable energy in first Virginia Beach academic STEM program

Virginia Beach City Public Schools has launched its first-ever renewal energy program for students at the Advanced Technology Center.

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State of Prince William schools: Chronic absenteeism, drop-out rates alarm county officials

Prince William County Public Schools made small gains in standardized test scores and other assessment areas last academic year, but key issues persist in specific student groups, county officials told

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Renovations begin on Christiansburg High School

The Montgomery County School Board just broke ground for renovations to Christiainsburg High School.

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Clarke school board, principals discuss student absenteeism

BERRYVILLE - Convincing students to come to school can be as simple as making them want to be there, according to Boyce Elementary School Principal Max Merick.

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Showcasing the future: Event gives hands-on exploration of training programs available in Halifax County

Hands-on exploration of training programs for jobs in high demand in today's workforce was the goal of a Career and Technical Education Showcase on Thursday evening at the Southern Virginia

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Join us for our 18th Annual Student School Board Representatives Workshop to be held on November 15 at the Williamsburg Lodge in the Allegheny Room. Student Board Representatives, do not want to miss this workshop!


To kick off the workshop, student's will hear from Mr. Joseph Washington on how to turn average into action. Following the keynote presentation, Mr. Bill Bradley will be leading a group discussion on "Ideal Workspaces, Where Do You Work Best". To close out the day, presentations include two interactive sessions that will be sure to get some excitement from the audience when they are tasked to complete a Policy and will compete head to head in School Board Governance Jeopardy.

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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. We look forward to seeing you in November!

Location: Williamsburg Lodge

Cost: $390 per 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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