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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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.


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Henrico Schools substitute teachers will now earn more on Fridays to help meet increasing demand

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - A whole new meaning to TGIF - starting next year, Henrico County Public Schools will be paying substitute teachers more on Fridays.

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Ex-Loudoun superintendent, PR officer indicted by grand jury

LEESBURG, Va. (WRIC) - The former superintendent and public information officer for Loudoun County Public Schools have been indicted on a total of four counts related to the school division's response to two sexual assaults committed by a student.

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Fairfax school system details its plans to address winter weather

Fairfax County Public Schools will use five built-in snows days before moving to online instruction should inclement weather strike the region significantly during the winter months. As was the case a year ago, five days have been built into the calendar as snow days.

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Trustees to get update on high school project

The Halifax County School Board will hear updates on the high school project, the fan code of conduct and the student cellphone policy when they meet Monday evening.

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HCPS offering free meals over holiday break

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - It's time for winter breaks in schools across the Valley, but for some students being away from school that long isnt always a good thing. Many students rely on school lunches to provide them with the nutrition they need.

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Already the star of Phoebus High's band, 7-year-old Aiden Thalerand aims to become the Phantoms' quarterback

HAMPTON - When Phoebus High takes the field Saturday for the Class 3 football state championship, its "show-stealer" will be a 4-foot-3, 60-pound quarterback.

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Powhatan ordinance change allows cameras on buses

POWHATAN - The Powhatan County Board of Supervisors recently passed an ordinance amendment that will allow the school board to have exterior cameras installed that would capture images of vehicles illegally passing stopped school buses with red lights flashing. During the supervisors' meeting on Monday, Nov.

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ACLU: Parents, Virginia settle lawsuit on school masking accommodations

RICHMOND, Va. (WVIR) - Virginia is settling a lawsuit regarding masking in public schools. The ACLU of Virginia announced Monday, December 12...

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'I think it's a calling': Aide honored for work with Colonial Heights special needs students

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WWBT) - A teacher's aide working with special needs students at a Colonial Heights elementary school has gone above and beyond to ensure they get as many opportunities as possible.

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Unbreakable spirit: Newport News teacher breaking barriers in her classroom

A Newport News teacher is playing a vital role in her own community, helping to shape the next generation of children. But not only is she doing that, she's also sharing her unbreakable spirit.

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Don't miss these upcoming VSBA Events

Orientation for New Board Members, Superintendents, Chairs and Vice-Chairs

There are few elected/appointed positions as important to the future of our communities as a school board member. As election season wraps up and new educational leaders prepare to take their seats on boards of education across the state, VSBA is here to help them optimize the effectiveness of their governance teams.

2023 VSBA Capital Conference, January 30-31, 2023

This year’s two-day Capital Conference will kick off with a budget and economic outlook for 2023 with the latest update on the Commonwealth’s financial picture. After the budget presentation there will be a conversation between Former Virginia House of Delegate Chris Saxman and Dr. Bob Holsworth with their perspectives on the landscape of Virginia politics in 2023 and beyond. Following this session, attendees will hear from VSBA’s own, J.T. Kessler and Stacy Haney on the happenings at the Capitol for the 2023 Virginia General Assembly.

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