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March 24, 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.


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Radford City Schools altering elementary schedule for 2023-2024

RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - The City of Radford School System is altering its school start times next year for the district's elementary schools. "A salary raise is nice, and enhancing the benefits is also nice, but what we're hearing from them more than anything is they need time," Radford Schools Superintendent Rob Graham said.

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Waynesboro Schools release 2023-24 school year calendar

Waynesboro Public Schools officially released its 2023-2024 school year calendar. The school board approved the next year's calendar during its meeting on March 14. The school year will start on Aug. 9 and end on May 22, 2024. Other important dates are listed below: Staff work days will be Sept.

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School Board members respond staff misconduct allegations

WINCHESTER - Several Frederick County School Board members responded Tuesday night to recent allegations about staff members having sexual or inappropriate relations with students. "Since the end of January, administrators at three of our schools have become aware of isolated incidents in which three staff members have allegedly engaged in inappropriate sexual contact or interactions with students," Superintendent George Hummer said at the dais during a School Board meeting.

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Basketball star Dustin Talley scores 10 for Louisa: 'He's important to all of us'

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. - There's a superstar squad of basketball players making a name for themselves in Louisa County. Louisa County High's "Lions Together" team, comprised of the school's adapted curriculum students, took on the William Monroe High Dragons Tuesday morning.

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Alleghany Highlands Public Schools prepares for consolidation plan with Covington

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Alleghany Highlands Public Schools is moving forward with plans to consolidate with Covington in the fall. In just a few months, students in the Alleghany Highlands will be learning under one school division.

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Montgomery County allows students, staff to take mental health days

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. - More than a third of high school students reported mental health challenges during the pandemic.

Taking care of our mental health is just as important as our physical health and a letting students and staff take mental health days is paying off in one local school system.

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School nutrition director reflects on career

By EVAN HULL Special to SWT As her official retirement date of June 30 approaches, long-time School Nutrition Director Ethelene Sadler reflects on her wild, yet rewarding career with Pulaski County Public Schools.

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Fredericksburg schools to host fifth community roundtable

Fredericksburg City Public Schools is preparing to host the fifth Superintendent and Community Roundtable next month.

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Western Albemarle HIgh School assistant principal charged with letting drunk student drive

CROZET - An Albemarle County Public Schools assistant principal is no longer with the school division after he was charged with allowing an intoxicated student to drive other students home.

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Prince William Schools report better test scores, but more absences

New data from Prince William County Public Schools shows testing improvement in crucial areas like reading and math, even as school division officials are increasingly concerned about falling attendance.

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