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June 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. Click the underlined headlines to view the articles.


Moseley Architects is a proud supporter of the Virginia School Boards Association.

For more than 50 years, Moseley Architects has served as a trusted partner to Virginia’s public schools. We are passionate about design and appreciate collaborating with clients to design learning environments that foster safe and effective teaching and learning experiences.

Join us for the 38th annual VSBA Conference on Education on July 13, 2023, at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump! The Conference will feature award presentations including the Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards, sponsored by VACORP, and the 2023 Food for Thought Competition, sponsored by ABM. Attendees will also hear the winner of the 2023 Student Essay Contest as they present their essay about the Meaning of Civility.

If you have not already, speak with your school board clerk to get registered today! You can view more information by clicking the button below as well.

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Without a state budget, Va. schools face hiring uncertainty

The lack of agreement on the state budget has left Virginia school systems unsure about how much extra funding to expect for the next fiscal year.

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School bus drivers test their skills during road-eo competition

The challenge is part of the annual Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation (VAPT) conference.

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Lynchburg City Council announces schedule for school board appointment interviews

With the terms of three Lynchburg City School Board members set to expire on June 30, Lynchburg City Council finalized this week the schedule for its 17 candidates seeking appointment

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Patriot seniors win first in state debate competition

Patriot High School seniors Jack Meador and Abenezer Fitaw earned first place at the Virginia High School League State Debate Championship in the public forum category.

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Valley officials and educators push for education funding amidst Virginia budget discussions in Richmond

Valley educators and officials push for Virginia lawmakers to amend the Virginia budget to increase spending on education across the Commonwealth.

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Virginia authors add their words to the debate on book banning

Virginia's most popular and prolific authors interviewed by the Richmond Times-Dispatch about book banning.

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Bedford supervisors vote 4-3 to add 10 recycling containers at county schools

BEDFORD - The purchase of 10 recycling centers for Bedford County Public Schools narrowly received the county's board of supervisors' approval in a 4-3 vote Monday.

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Cellphone policy sparks school board debate

The cellphone policy in the student code of conduct was a topic of debate at Monday evening's Halifax County School Board meeting.

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Don't miss our next VSBA event

2023 Conference on Education, July 13, 2023, Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa at Short Pump

Join us for the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education, commencing with a keynote address by Ms. Fabiana Parker, the 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year. Following Ms. Parker's presentation, we have VACORP assisting us in presenting the prestigious 2023 Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards. Next, leaders from various school divisions across Virginia will convene to participate in a range of engaging mini-workshops. These workshops will showcase successful practices implemented in Virginia's school divisions, offering valuable insights and strategies for all attendees. After the roundtable presentations, participants will have the opportunity to partake in optional regional meeting. During the lunch break, we will announce the winners of the annual VSBA Food for Thought 2023 awards. Additionally, we are privileged to have recipients of the 2023 Student Essay Scholarship address the audience.

Don't miss out! Register today to secure your spot and be a part of the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education.

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