Virginia Department of Education

Type: Organization
Name: Virginia Department of Education
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Discussion can soothe career concern

As students move past their high school years, uncertainty about careers can generate stress.And some help from career professionals can alleviate it. “They’re often worried when they come in here,” said Carmel Murphy Norris, coordinator of career services ... [Published News Leader - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Schools craft plan to meet special-education students’ needs

The Nelson County Public Schools system is crafting its annual plan to meet the special-education needs of both private and public school students in the area.The division is working on filing its application and report with the Virginia Department of ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New principal visits Union Valley

Next school year will be a watershed year for Union Valley Elementary School, 2501 E. 30th Ave.Renovation and building improvements at the Buhler USD 313 school should be completed before students start back in September. The school that now tops out ... [Published Hutchinson News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Va educators unveiling online Spanish courses

Posted:Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:03 AM EDTUpdated:Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:03 AM EDTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia educators are launching a new series of online Spanish courses for students.The Virginia Department of Education is unveiling the prototype ... [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Virginia transition center to benefit students with disabilities

The Virginia Department of Education and Virginia Commonwealth University have established a new center to support students with disabilities, the department announced last week.The Center on Transition Innovations will serve as a statewide resource for ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Food service proposal includes perks

By Ryan CornellFRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County School Board has asked Superintendent Pam McInnis to negotiate a contract with Sodexo Inc., its current food service management company, for the upcoming school year.Two other companies, Aramark and Chartwells, ... [Published Nvdaily.com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Fairfax officials extend length of school year to accommodate wintry weather

Having failed to convince the Virginia Board of Education to grant a waiver, Fairfax County Public Schools has added a day to the end of the year to make up for the winter’s inclement conditions.As a result, the final day of school for students will be ... [Published Inside Nova - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Va educators partner to help disabled students

Posted:Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:33 PM EDTUpdated:Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:33 PM EDTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.The Center on Transition Innovations is ... [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fairfax County Schools extend year by another day due to snow days

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WJLA) - The Fairfax County Public Schools district announced Friday it will add yet another day onto the end of the school yearas a result of excessive snow days.Continue readingKaren Garza, superintendent of Fairfax County Public ... [Published WJLA.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Norfolk principal to represent Virginia

NORFOLKLauren Campsen, principal of Ocean View Elementary School, was announced Tuesday, April 8, 2014, as a National Distinguished Principal by the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals.Ms. Campsen will represent Virginia in Washington, ... [Published New Journal Guide - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS

Posted:9 minutes agoSpecial Education Teachers Centra Rivermont School's new location in Petersburg, Virginia, set to open Fall 2014, is seeking: Special Education Teachers for both its Autism and ED classrooms. BS/BA degree and current certification ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

GED test is online only now

Technology has led to changes in the GED (general education development) program making it easier and more accessible for students familiar with computers but requiring a bit more effort for those who aren’t.As of Jan. 1, the Virginia Department of Education ... [Published SWVA Today - Mar 24 2014]

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Seriously, when an experienced auditor of Dalal's competence and character recommends that the School Board members and superintendent "seek a second legal opinion on the legality of the current scoring process used to select vendors" and questions the ability of the board's highly paid attorneys to understand a fundamental legal case, School Board members Jeff Bourne and Glenn Sturtevant...
...the scholoarships, but I think they are a food service company and they have added $2,500 into a backpack program to help support us," she said. "But we have those types of programs at every one of our schools now and I think the $4,000 could be used very well with those food programs we provide."
As for the future, Garza promised, "We are also exploring modifications to the 2014-15 calendar to ensure that we are not in this situation again.”"
"This is the type of area where you need Girl Scouts," Crawshaw said. "In Poquoson, everybody has everything that they want, whereas here I would have a different group of girls who would love to go camping or canoeing or rock climbing."

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Discussion can soothe career concern [Published News Leader - Apr 18 2014]
Schools craft plan to meet special-education st... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 18 2014]
New principal visits Union Valley [Published Hutchinson News - Apr 17 2014]
A Notion at Risk [Published Style Weekly - Apr 15 2014]
Va educators unveiling online Spanish courses [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Apr 15 2014]
Va educators unveiling online Spanish courses [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 15 2014]
New Virginia transition center to benefit stude... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Apr 15 2014]
Food service proposal includes perks [Published Nvdaily.com - Apr 13 2014]
Fairfax officials extend length of school year ... [Published Inside Nova - Apr 13 2014]
Va educators partner to help disabled students [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Apr 12 2014]
Va educators partner to help disabled students [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 12 2014]
Louisa high schoolers get a taste of college [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Apr 12 2014]
Fairfax County Schools extend year by another d... [Published WJLA.com - Apr 11 2014]
Tax Increases in Prince Edward County [Published Southside Messenger - Apr 11 2014]
COLUMN:Eye on Education - Schools must do bette... [Published PrinceWilliamTimes.com - Apr 11 2014]
Norfolk principal to represent Virginia [Published New Journal Guide - Apr 10 2014]
Poquoson Girl Scouts leader thanked twice for e... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Apr 10 2014]
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Apr 06 2014]
Wandm Announces 2014 Recipients of Plumeri Awar... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 05 2014]
Guest Commentary: Schools Grow While Our City S... [Published Falls Church News-Press - Apr 03 2014]
States adopting Common Core see benefits, downs... [Published Evansville Courier - Apr 03 2014]
Few answers in public hearing on schools' request [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 01 2014]
Fighting anaphylaxis one student at a time [Published The Columbia Chronicle - Mar 31 2014]
Petersburg schools granted state authority for ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Mar 29 2014]
Petersburg officials visit Bass elementary to l... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 29 2014]
Petersburg schools get state waiver to start cl... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Mar 27 2014]
Continuing Investigation Leaves Loudoun Valley ... [Published Inside Nova - Mar 27 2014]
Students explore alternative scholarships oppor... [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Mar 27 2014]
School board eyes budget cuts at Thursday meeting [Published YourGV.com - Mar 26 2014]
Manassas adds two full days to school calendar [Published Inside Nova - Mar 24 2014]
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