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Thursday, December 21, 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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Virginia student's project encourages young entrepreneurs

Fairfax High School student Sami Moudarres founded the "Make it Market Project" to help elementary school students bring their business ideas to life. News4 Community Reporter Molette Green reports.

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Rapp schools win, even behind-the-scenes

The MadRapp Recorder

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Two Virginia students are on track to be teachers-thanks to this educator scholarship

Virginia's teacher shortage is being addressed with financial aid options, offering hope for aspiring educators in the commonwealth.

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Ryan Lawson recognized for board service

The Patrick County Public Schools Board recognized Ryan Lawson for his four years of service on the school board.

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Santa spreads cheer to preschoolers

Preschoolers, teachers, and trusted adults gathered in the Piedmont Arts galleries on Wednesday for Christmas-themed songs and stories.

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Welcome to the Zen Den: A place for Chesapeake teachers to relax and reset at Rena B. Wright

A massage chair sits in one corner, ready to knead the tension out of anyone's shoulders.

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Staunton High School's Kwadwo Donkor makes an impact on his community: 2023 Newsmaker

A football injury led Kwadwo Donkor down the path to his passion, athletic training. Now, in year seven at Staunton High School, he's making a difference.

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Virginia Beach high school students bring holiday spirit to the ViBe District

Virginia Beach high students brought a little holiday spirit to the ViBe Creative District. Teens ages 14 to 18, participated in a custom painted ornament challenge.

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Join us January 18, 2024 from 12pm-1pm for How Arlington County is Addressing an Increase in Students Needing Intensive Reading Support. In this webinar, Arlington County will elaborate on how to address a common issue for school divisions: secondary students needing intensive reading support. Participants will learn about the importance of an effective assessment system and the necessary steps a school division can take to accelerate student progress to proficiency in literacy. This session will address the steps to shift instructional practice towards the science of reading and structured literacy as required by the Virginia Literacy Act. Participants will learn division-wide action steps needed to make systemic changes in the following categories: leadership, professional learning, curriculum and instruction, student experience, and community engagement.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

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

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

January 23, 2024 - New School Board Member and Superintendent Orientation

There are few elected or appointed positions as crucial to the future of our communities as school board members. VSBA is here to empower you in your new role and ensure you hit the ground running. In addition to the core curriculum, our VSBA Annual New Member Orientation Training recognizes the importance of your individual voice and your role within a governance team. We believe that your unique perspectives and contributions are invaluable to the success of your local school board.

Location: Delta Marriott Richmond or Virtual

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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