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Tuesday, November 28, 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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Listen to episode 55 of the VSBA School Board News Podcast. In this episode, Executive Director Gina Patterson has a conversation with 2024 VSBA President Dr. Cardell Patillo. Dr. Patillo discusses his top priorities and goals for the coming year.

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Kids keep missing school in Virginia. Leaders are looking to curb that.

Virginia schools are looking for ways to combat chronic absenteeism as data shows the state struggles to get students back in the classroom after the pandemic.

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Key to the House: Meet Virginia's 34 new state delegates

The Virginia General Assembly that meets in January will look radically different. Here is a brief introduction to the 34 newly elected members of the House of Delegates.

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Blacksburg High students part of All-Virginia Guitar Ensemble

The three classical guitarists Josh Byun (9th grade), Noah Kulhman and David Xing (seniors) were selected through a rigorous audition/

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Albemarle seeking feedback on master plan for middle schools

Albemarle County Public Schools is looking for public feedback on its Middle School Facilities Master Plan.

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Culpeper Public Schools names teacher of the year

Culpeper County Public Schools awarded the Teacher of the Year.

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Rising student overdoses in Virginia prompt increased transparency and call for recovery schools

Many Virginia parents got a wake-up call about dangerous drugs in their kids' schools after nine student overdoses happened this year.

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Fredericksburg fourth-grader gives 'because it feels like the right thing'

Luke Finlayson's story may be an inspiration to others as the annual Giving Tuesday rolls around.

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Virginia scorecard: Meet the 17 new state senators

The 40-member Virginia state Senate will have 17 new senators in January. Here is a brief introduction.

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Armstrong High School updates snack policy, no more candy

"The staff and students have responded well," said Armstrong Principal Kelly Carter. "During the first few days, we did confiscate banned candy and food items. However, since then, we have not seen any of the banned items."

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Carroll Board of Education names three to October honors

The Carroll County Public School Division Board of Education during its November 14 meeting named an art teacher at Oakland Elementary and Gladeville Elementary Schools as Teacher of the Month

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Join us on January 22-23, 2024 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. Click below to visit our website for more information.

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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

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