Area youths are gaining valuable experience from internships in the Dan River Region.
The Chesterfield County School Board condemned racism last June and affirmed the school system’s commitment to an inclusive school environment amid a national reckoning on race. A conversation series followed.
Program will employee dozens of young people in the area.
Danville Public Schools officials hope its new 5-year strategic plan will improve the school district’s performance.
FALLS CHURCH — A judge on Tuesday ordered a northern Virginia school system to reinstate a suspended gym teacher who spoke out at a school board meeting against a proposal requiring that transgender students be addressed by their preferred pronouns.
Danville, Pittsylvania County schools want students to catch up on studies.
Taylor Elementary School will transform into technology-driven facility for remote learners.
Sworn in Tuesday, he'll graduate from the academy Friday.
Roanoke County Public Schools Superintendent Ken Nicely on Monday condemned the “abhorrent, disturbing images” that circulated on social media over the weekend following a football game between Cave Spring and Hidden Valley high schools.
The interns will be paid a stipend of $2,800.
State lawmakers who pressed Gov. Ralph Northam to return children to schools amid the pandemic reached a deal Monday to mandate in-person learning in Virginia.
Legislation backed by Gov. Ralph Northam that would require teachers to complete cultural competency training to keep their license is on the fast track to becoming law.
“I’ve never walked away from a challenge,” she said.
Restrictions that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday to curb spiking cases of COVID-19 stopped short of classrooms, a decision the Virginia Education Association panned moments after he addressed the commonwealth.
Danville received $232,000, while Pittsylvania County received $250,000.
Danville's Sacred Heart Catholic School also went virtual this week.
It is possible another extension could be discussed and voted upon at the Dec. 17 meeting.
The subtraction brings the total to 49 in Danville and 71 for the district that includes Pittsylvania County.
There have been 10 cases of COVID-19 in city schools in the last two weeks after the system began a phased approach to return students to the classroom on Nov. 9.
COVID-19 cases in Danville Public Schools continue to grow with two more positive tests announced Saturday.
State education officials on Thursday decided to ease several testing and graduation requirements to reduce stress and limit the need for in-person assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pittsylvania County, by contrast, has had 32 since in-person learning returned on Sept. 28.
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Schools are becoming more segregated by race and poverty, according to a study released this week by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University. The report says the metro-Richmond area is the only area of the state with "severe" school segregation along racial lines.
The district also plans on employee stipends made available by freed up money.