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Tuesday, March 26, 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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ACPS reaches 'milestone moment' with passage of collective bargaining resolution

The Alexandria School Board unanimously approved a collective bargaining resolution Thursday night, setting the ground rules for how the school system will negotiate with staff on wages and benefits.

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School Board to Debate Public Participation Policy After Shutting off Cameras

After voting March 12 to turn cameras off during public comment at School Board meetings, a committee decided Thursday to discuss broader changes to the division's policy governing public participation

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Chesterfield Schools holds showcase displaying art by middle, high school students

Chesterfield County Public Schools held a showcase of visual art made by middle and high school students Saturday.

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Petersburg School Board could hear collective bargaining as early as next month

After the educators' union orchestrated pleas last week for action, board members agreed that 'things work better when people have a voice'

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Augusta School Board passes $146 million budget with 4 percent salary hike

Superintendent Eric Bond said the new budget would give bus drivers an average 15% salary hike. Other Augusta County Schools employees, including teachers, will receive a 4% salary increase.

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Hire of Rockingham schools' new lawyer sparks potential conflict

Rockingham County schools hired a lawyer suing Harrisonburg's school board. Both boards share oversight of Massanutten Technical Center, sparking concerns.

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'We have more discussion to do': Bedford County School Board will not close Stewartsville or any schools in the county, for now

A month-long discussion on whether to close Stewartsville Elementary School and possibly reconfigure grade levels came to a head Thursday night as the Bedford County School Board tabled the four

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Culpeper math teacher honored with award

Culpeper County Public Schools (CCPS) announced Culpeper County High School (CCHS) math educator Ashley Elkins has been honored with the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (VCTM) 2024 William C.

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RCPS hosting Job & Transition Fair, connecting students with local businesses

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR)- Roanoke City Public Schools are hosting their third annual RCPS Works students job and transition fair on Thursday, April 4 at the Berglund Center from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m...

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Sussex Elementary celebrates Read Across America with style

On March 7, Sussex Central Elementary School celebrated literacy by hosting a Read Across America event, which was especially well received due to a number of special guests on hand

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