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Wednesday, October 25, 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

Students, Animals Benefiting From Unique AHPS Partnerships - The Virginian Review

LOW MOOR - Small animal care classes at Alleghany High School exemplify how strong community partnerships benefit public schools.

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Students learn to 'Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally' - The Tidewater News

Practically everyone who went through elementary school math classes had to learn the phrase "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally" to remember a concept called Order of Operations.

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Inova program offers high school juniors a day in the life of medical professionals

About 40 high school juniors from Park View and Potomac Falls high schools in Sterling attended Inova Loudoun's first Dream Big program on Oct. 19.

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G-Force Band performing at Washington Commanders

The Greensville County High G-Force Marching Band is small but mighty - and they are taking Virginia by storm.

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Henrico School Board to vote on new leave donation policies, review funding for new buildings - The Henrico Citizen

The Henrico County School Board will convene for a work session at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday to discuss a new sick leave bank for school employees, legislative priorities for 2024, and funding for several building projects.

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Appomattox County High School launches new unmanned pilot course and club

The next time you visit Appomattox County High School (ACHS), listen closely, and you might hear the buzzing sound of drones flying in the hallways and around campus. The Unmanned

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Virginia schools boosting enrollment with guaranteed acceptance programs

Guaranteeing admission if you have a certain Grade point average -- it's becoming a trend in colleges and universities across Virginia.

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Martinsville Middle School students create podcast for a project

Martinsville Middle School students on the Magical Unicodes LEGO Robotics team created a podcast as their creative project for competition.

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'This is an incredible day': Halifax County school leaders celebrate building progress and

The 256,000-square-foot building is being constructed right in front of the current high school.

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Collective bargaining negotiations back on for Albemarle County Public Schools

This comes after the Albemarle Education Association walked away from discussions last month.

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Join us at the Woodlands Hotel for the Annual Fall Conference for School Board Clerks on November 16, 2023! You do not want to miss out on the opportunity to gather with colleagues, in person, and learn about important topics that affect a clerk's duties from day to day.


Session topics this year include; Top Ten Things You Didn't Know About Being a Board Secretary which will be presented by Attorney Micah Schwartz, a presentation on "Roberts Rules of Order" presented by Pakapon Phinyowattanachip, and new this year, attendees will be able to test their knowledge with School Board Jeopardy!


In addition to the Conference, clerks are also invited to attend the Annual Convention General Sessions and network at the Exhibit Hall.

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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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