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Thursday, March 7, 2024

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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Chesterfield teacher named nation's top Bilingual Teacher of the Year

The top bilingual teacher in the nation teaches at Elizabeth Scott Elementary in Chesterfield County.

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Mathews School Board adopts $18.28M budget

By a 4-1 vote last Thursday, the Mathews County School Board adopted its operating budget for the 2024-2025 school year, a budget that includes a...

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Playground is a workout for mind and body

Using a new virtual playground, Ridgeview Elementary School students can now get in their physical and mental workouts simultaneously.

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Virginia Reads One Book Event Kicks Off at Hilton, Yuma Schools

The Virginia Reads One Book program officially began Monday at Yuma and Hilton Elementary Schools and featured a reenactment of this year's selected book along with a special reading at each school.

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Virginia Beach school board decides to get rid of pay to play for sports

Board members wanted to find different ways of cutting costs that don't require paying to play for sports, or diminishing the number of fine arts and music classes.

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General Assembly Pushes Recovery High School to Next Year

A bill that would have established a recovery high school in Loudoun County has been forwarded to next year's session of the General Assembly.

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State watchdog fires back at Youngkin over K-12 funding

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission rarely jumps into political debate at the General Assembly, but the legislative watchdog agency is publicly disputing Gov. Glenn Youngkin's characterization of its

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Literacy Night draws students, families to Nelson's elementary schools

An event to bring together families while promoting literacy in students.

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Southwest Virginia schools prioritize safety with $12M security grants, CENTEGIX badges

BRISTOL, Va. (WCYB) — Safety and security are priorities for school systems in Southwest Virginia.

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School superintendent says a digital communications system is a blessing

The new digital school and school bus radios recently purchased for the county's school division were used on the first day, according to Superintendent Jason Wood

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The VSBA Government Relations team is updating the VSBA Legislative Update Blog. You can click below to view the blog and stay up-to-date throughout the session.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - Webinar: Active Attack Preparation and Response

Join us for an insightful webinar presented by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (VDCJ) as they introduce their comprehensive Civilian Response and Casualty Care (CRCC) program. Designed exclusively for school board members, this webinar aims to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to fortify your schools against potential threats.

Date and Time: March 19, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Adam Keene, Active Attack Program Manager, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

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