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March 22, 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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Dates announced for FCPS superintendent 'listening tour'

George Hummer, who became superintendent of Frederick County Public Schools earlier this year, will embark on a "listening tour" beginning next week as he continues to execute his three-part entry plan, according to a school division media release.

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Roanoke County School Board member Mike Wray won't seek reelection

Mike Wray, the Roanoke County School Board member representing the Cave Spring district, says he will not seek re-election. In a letter sent to Roanoke County parents on Monday, Wray, who has been on the board since 2015, said that he will step down, opting instead to focus on family time.

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Future of free virtual tutoring service in Arlington schools unclear

What is going to happen to the free digital tutoring service made available to all Arlington, Virginia, middle and high school students? The school system's proposed fiscal 2024 budget doesn't include funding for the program called Paper, which provided sixth through 12th graders in Arlington Public Schools with free virtual, on-demand tutoring help.

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School board OKs $2.8 million budget hike

Pulaski County School Board passed a proposed $67.7 million 2023-24 fiscal year budget, representing a $2.8 million increase over the current year's budget and a $2 million increase in requested local funding. The proposal now goes to Pulaski County Board of Supervisors for action.

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Board receives new 'blackface' concerns, ideas

The county School Board has not responded to the public comments from its meeting last month regarding an incident in which a photo of board...

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Residents describe their ideal superintendent

Parents and residents talking about qualities they want in a superintendent is among the early steps in a search conducted by the Henry County School Board. The School board is conducting four "listening sessions" across the county to hear input from the general public.

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Parents Speak Out on Loudoun School Superintendent Search

About two dozen parents showed up Thursday night at Heritage High School for a sometimes-contentious meeting to provide input on the selection of the next Loudoun County Public Schools superintendent. Top characteristics for a new superintendent emerging from the session included honesty, transparency, accountability and leadership.

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Focus on STEM at Culpeper schools' 4th Annual Maker Energy Faire

The 4th Annual Culpeper County Public Schools Maker Energy Faire showcased student abilities in the STEM fields this past weekend inside the technical education high school. Career Partners Inc. sponsored the free Saturday event, offering attendees a glimpse at the variety of subjects students could get involved in that could lead to careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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What should change about Prince Edward Elementary?

Parents of Prince Edward Elementary students want their children to feel safe in class. They want more seating options, bigger classrooms, more bathrooms and a school that feeds off solar energy. They'd like to see more opportunities for hands-on learning and places to display student work.

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Richmond leaders to consider metal detectors in middle schools

Richmond schools are considering a proposal to put metal detectors in city middle schools amide concerns over violent incidents.

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