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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

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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School-based healthcare program up and running in Bristol, Virginia Public Schools

A school-based healthcare program is helping students and staff receive care in Bristol, Virginia.Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems has partnered with

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Fairfax Co. teachers, substitute teachers to receive one-time bonus - WTOP News

Teachers and other school workers in Fairfax County, Virginia, will receive a one-time bonus later this year as part of the school system's plan to spend unused money from last year's budget. The school board voted unanimously Thursday night to approve a plan to spend over $90 million in leftover money from fiscal 2022.

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Va. driver's education instructor accused of forging records - WTOP News

A driver's education instructor has been accused of falsifying records used to help Loudoun County Public Schools students get a Virginia license. Twenty-six-year-old Jacob Maffe, a part-time driver's education instructor, was arrested Wednesday on charges of forging student driving records used to obtain licenses through the Driver's Education Behind the Wheel program.

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Few Students Still Wearing Masks In City, County Schools

With the second week of school drawing to a close for Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County public schools, it is clear that masks are a thing of the past - for the most part. At the end of the last school year, Gov.

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Lynchburg-area schools cope with rise in student mental health issues

The return of students to classrooms across the Lynchburg region brings with it a degree of pre-pandemic normalcy. But schools in Virginia and across the nation continue to grapple with the damaging effects of isolation and remote learning on children's emotional well-being.

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Virginia Beach teacher prepares for upcoming school year

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - While many districts across our viewing area are on day five of classes, teachers in Virginia Beach are putting the final touches on their classrooms to prepare for students. From technology guru to classroom botanist, students are the focus of Ms. Corie Olenych's third-grade classroom.

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In Montgomery County, school misinformation talk leads to First Amendment debate

CHRISTIANSBURG - Comments by residents over the past several months have led to concerns among a few Montgomery County School Board members about the spread of false information.

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Fairfax school board hopefuls exit race after laughing at student

Two people running for the Fairfax County School Board have dropped out of the race days after they were captured on video laughing at a student with autism for his performance of the national anthem at a board meeting. Stephanie Lundquist-Arora and Harry Jackson, whose reaction to the student drew strong disapproval from parents online, both exited the race this week.

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Safety Spotlight: Mathews County Schools beefs up student online monitoring

MATHEWS COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - It's a sad reality, but school officials across the country are taking notes following several mass school shootings and taking the steps necessary to fill in the gaps. Nancy Welch with Mathews County Public Schools says they've enhanced security in several ways for this school year.

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Letting the light shine in: Unity Reed H.S. is 1 of 5 older county schools to get windows

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Don't miss these upcoming VSBA Events

2022 VSBA Paid Webinar Series: Skills for Leaders

Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) is offering a webinar series to assist school board members, superintendents, and administrators in improving their leadership skills. Dr. Noal Cochran, our dynamic speaker, at the VSBA Conference on Education introduced this series with his keynote presentation, “Worry 'Bout Dem Der Gators in Da Water”— An Introduction to Leadership. This session is designed to help leaders identify their feelings and understand the connection to emotional responses from others. Attendees will learn the dynamics that motivate success and takeaway skills that can be directly applied to effective leadership.

2022 VSBA Legislative Advocacy Conference, September 22, 2022

Now, more than ever, school board member voices need to be heard! The stakes for public education have never been greater and school board members must be prepared to advocate effectively for public schools. Join VSBA at our 2022 Legislative Advocacy Conference where you will gain valuable insight into the issues that promise to have lasting impacts on the Commonwealth. This conference will inform and educate school board members as leaders discuss the Virginia Literacy Act, cyber security reporting requirements, a glimpse into how current events will influence the direction of the 2023 General Assembly, and much more.

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