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Thursday, July 6, 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.


RRMM Architects is a proud supporter of the Virginia School Boards Association.

RRMM Architects is committed to our mission of creating great places to live, work, play and learn. For over 35 years, we have considered it a privilege to successfully serve school systems across the Commonwealth, providing award-winning learning environments for children, educators and the community.

Join us for the 38th annual VSBA Conference on Education on July 13, 2023 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump! This year's event will kick off with 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year, Ms. Fabiana Parker from Spotsylvania County Public Schools.

If you would like to attend this year's conference, please speak with your school board clerk to get registered. You can view more information by clicking the button below.

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Lanie Grant makes high school basketball history with a gold medal win

The James River High School standout guard became the first basketball player, male or female, in school history to win a Gold Medal when her team won the FIBA Women's Americas Championship in Mexico.

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Chesapeake schools set to expand student ID program

The ID badges help the division track bus activity, and will also be used to check out books and buy school meals.

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Louisa County Public Schools offering free meals for children this summer

So far this year, the Summer Meals Program has served more than 18,000 meals.

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Richmond and Henrico Health Districts are encouraging students to receive immunizations

Richmond and Henrico Health Districts are encouraging families to register their children for school-required immunizations and physicals ahead of this upcoming school year.

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Fredericksburg school system receives grant for reuse study on original Walker-Grant school

Fredericksburg City Public Schools has been awarded a $42,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to conduct an adaptive reuse feasibility study on the 1935 Walker-Grant school.

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Hanover group pushes for the option to elect school board members

A group in Hanover County wants residents to have the chance to vote regarding how school board members are selected.

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School board OKs renaming of Buford Middle School

The change coincides with a multimillion-dollar modernization project at the school that is currently underway.

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School meals continue in summer

School is out for the summer and summer school session has ended.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

2023 Conference on Education, July 13, 2023, Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa at Short Pump

Join us for the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education, commencing with a keynote address by Ms. Fabiana Parker, the 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year. Following Ms. Parker's presentation, we have VACORP assisting us in presenting the prestigious 2023 Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards. Next, leaders from various school divisions across Virginia will convene to participate in a range of engaging mini-workshops. These workshops will showcase successful practices implemented in Virginia's school divisions, offering valuable insights and strategies for all attendees. After the roundtable presentations, participants will have the opportunity to partake in optional regional meeting. During the lunch break, we will announce the winners of the annual VSBA Food for Thought 2023 awards. Additionally, we are privileged to have recipients of the 2023 Student Essay Scholarship address the audience.

Don't miss out! Register today to secure your spot and be a part of the 38th Annual VSBA Conference on Education.

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