Virginia Department of Education

Type: Organization
Name: Virginia Department of Education
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Hanover School Board considers applying to form a Governor’s STEM Academy

Hanover County may be adding a Governor’s STEM Academy to its curriculum in the next couple of years to give students new opportunities to study science, technology, engineering and math.Superintendent Jamelle S. Wilson said that if Hanover pursues the ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Address Education Conference in Richmond

08:30 am - 10:30 amAssistant Secretary Deb Delisle , who heads the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will address attendees of the annual Coordinators’ Academy hosted by the Virginia Department of Education ... [Published ED.gov - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia high school approved for STEM academy

Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:53amWednesday, July 30, 2014Daily PressKecoughtan High School has been approved by the Virginia Department of Education to launch an Architecture and Applied Arts Governor's Science, Technology, Engineering ... [Published District Administration - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Parents, students kick off the start of year-round schools

PETERSBURG - A line of parents and students waiting for a chance to claim one of 400 backpacks being given away by Petersburg City Public Schools began to snake along the grounds of Peabody Middle School on Saturday morning. Many came as early as 7:30 ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Governor will not appeal court ruling on schools

RICHMOND - Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that he won't appeal a judge's ruling that overturned a law allowing the state to take over chronically failing schools, including two schools in Petersburg.McAuliffe said in a statement Tuesday that the law altered ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kenmore teachers attend residential academies at GMU

Kenmore Middle School teachers Shauna Dyer and Jennifer Hesla, were among 100 Virginia educators selected to take part in residential summer academies sponsored by the Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching and funded by a grant Virginia Department ... [Published Inside Nova - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Schools prepare to celebrate a new beginning

at 3:16 pmWhen Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students and teachers arrived to school on August 23, 2011, there was no way that they could have known that it would be their last in that building.As everyone went about the day, getting accustomed to ... [Published The Central Virginian - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

KG division hoping for a 2nd $100K school grant

Funding would go for school security equipment for Sealston and King George ElementarySuperintendent Rob Benson announced this week at the July 14 School Board meeting that the King George school division is applying for another $100,000 school security ... [Published King George Journal - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fauquier teachers participate in state-wide excellence program

Wednesday, Jul. 16 | ByHannah DellingerTwo Fauquier County teachers are participating in the inaugural year of the highly selective Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching (VCET) professional development program.Katie Demello from Liberty High School ... [Published Fauquier Times-Democrat - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

New summer program educates 100 Virginia teachers

One hundred Virginia teachers have taken on the role of students during the past month as part of the first class of the Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching, held at George Mason University.The center’s participants were chosen from among more ... [Published Inside Nova - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

TJ’s Laura Dixon Picked for ‘Excellence in Teaching’ Program

Laura Dixon of Thomas Jefferson Elementary was chosen to participate in the Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching, a new, selective professional development program for teachers, which launched this summer on the George Mason University campus in ... [Published Falls Church News-Press - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Business briefs for July 7, 2014

Region 2000 Workforce board hires directorVirginia’s Region 2000 Workforce Investment Board hired Ben Bowman as its new director. He was recently employed by the Virginia Department of Education and Radford University in the training and Technical Assistance ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Jul 07 2014]

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"We're glad this day is here. We have confidence that this is just the beginning of the new way people will look at Petersburg City Public Schools" she said
...A Norfolk Circuit Court judge agreed and ruled that OEI was indeed unconstitutional," Melvin said. "Petersburg City Public Schools will continue to work with the state and others to discuss and implement best practices for the advancement of our students."
"A hallmark of SETDA's strength is its commitment to state leadership in education," stated Douglas Levin, SETDA Executive Director. "The SETDA Board of Directors is excited to work with state and national leaders to advance school improvement and reform efforts in the states through the implementation of smart technology policy and practice."
"It's easy to set up accountability systems; it's easy to identify low-performing schools" said Diane Stark Renter, the deputy director of the Center on Education Policy, a research organization in Washington that has studied waiver implementation...

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Hanover School Board considers applying to form... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - 23 hours ago]
Wright and Richardson [Published Mechanicsville Local - Jul 30 2014]
Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Address Educ... [Published ED.gov - Jul 29 2014]
Virginia high school approved for STEM academy [Published District Administration - Jul 29 2014]
Parents, students kick off the start of year-ro... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 27 2014]
Spotsy putting deputy at elementary school [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 27 2014]
Governor will not appeal court ruling on schools [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 23 2014]
Arlington Schools & Military, 7/24/14 edition [Published Inside Nova - Jul 22 2014]
Kenmore teachers attend residential academies a... [Published Inside Nova - Jul 20 2014]
Schools prepare to celebrate a new beginning [Published The Central Virginian - Jul 18 2014]
Affordable Housing Lack Can Lead to Hunger [Published Arlington Connection - Jul 18 2014]
KG division hoping for a 2nd $100K school grant [Published King George Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Fauquier teachers participate in state-wide exc... [Published Fauquier Times-Democrat - Jul 16 2014]
New summer program educates 100 Virginia teachers [Published Inside Nova - Jul 16 2014]
Shenandoah County Public Schools’ Bus and Car D... [Published WHSV - Jul 10 2014]
State Educational Technology Directors Associat... [Published MarketWired - Jul 09 2014]
School Turnarounds Proving Heavy Lift for Waive... [Published Education Week - Jul 09 2014]
TJ’s Laura Dixon Picked for ‘Excellence in Teac... [Published Falls Church News-Press - Jul 07 2014]
Letter: Safe, Sober And Sensational [Published Laurel Hill Connection - Jul 07 2014]
Business briefs for July 7, 2014 [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Jul 07 2014]
School division prepares for year-round schools [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 06 2014]
Kerr: Adjusted for inflation teacher salaries a... [Published Stafford County Sun - Jul 02 2014]
Aldrin Elementary Principal Shane Wolfe Named P... [Published Reston Patch - Jul 02 2014]
Educators learn tricks for teaching students in... [Published WCYB-TV - Jun 26 2014]
Randolph ready for return to HCHS [Published SoVaNow.com - Jun 23 2014]
Richmond Schools Considering Lesser Charges for... [Published WRIC TV - Jun 17 2014]
CIT and VDOE Announce 2014 Winners of Apps4VA J... [Published PRWeb - May 28 2014]
Virginia Delivers Free E-Transcripts for Its Hi... [Published T.H.E. Journal - May 20 2014]
RUSSO: Needing extra assistance [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Apr 24 2014]
Va educators unveiling online Spanish courses [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 15 2014]
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