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‘Virginia Graduates Together’ salutes Class of 2020


‘Virginia Graduates Together’ salutes Class of 2020

With high school and college seniors not getting the graduation ceremonies they expected this year, public television stations across Virginia will broadcast a special ceremony specifically […]

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virtual virginia expansion

no responses. April 14, 2020 News_one

Virtual Virginia expands to support distance learning


Virtual Virginia expands to support distance learning

Gov. Northam announced the expansion of Virtual Virginia, the Virginia Department of Education’s existing online learning system, to allow every teacher in the state to host virtual classes […]

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no responses. March 24, 2020 News_one

WPS addresses state mandated school closures


WPS addresses state mandated school closures

In a letter to families, Winchester Public Schools‘ Superintendent Dr. Jason Heukelum addressed the statewide school closure mandate. The district is asking families and students to […]

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Northam orders schools to close for academic year, issues new restrictions for businesses


Northam orders schools to close for academic year, issues new restrictions for businesses

Gov. Northam yesterday introduced Executive Order Fifty-Three, which orders the closure of certain non-essential businesses, bans all gatherings of more than 10 people and closes all […]

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Education Watch

no responses. August 20, 2018 News_one

Education Watch: Monday, August 20, 2018


Education Watch: Monday, August 20, 2018

Reed Prosser has been named Director of Student Activities for John Handley High School. Mr. Prosser will be responsible for the coordination and administration of the […]

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Education Watch

no responses. May 8, 2018 Janet Michael

Education Watch: Monday, May 7, 2018


Education Watch: Monday, May 7, 2018

The Virginia Department of Education is changing its accreditation standards, with the aim of providing a more comprehensive view of school quality. The new method for […]

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no responses. October 10, 2019 Josh Henry

On-Time Graduation Rate Stellar in Frederick


On-Time Graduation Rate Stellar in Frederick

October 10, 2019 FREDERICK COUNTY – The Virginia Department of Education released information that confirmed Frederick County Public Schools on-time graduation rate exceeded the state average for […]

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no responses. October 2, 2019 Josh Henry

FCPS: Schools All Receive Top Accreditation


FCPS: Schools All Receive Top Accreditation

October 2, 2019 FREDERICK COUNTY – All of Frederick County’s public schools has achieved the highest level of accreditation for 2019-20. The Virginia Department of Education announced […]

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SOL Results Released


SOL Results Released

The Virginia Department of Education released data this week on the performance of students on SOLs during the 2018-2019 school year. Clarke County Schools had the […]

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Douglas School benefit concert

no responses. June 24, 2019 Josh Henry

John Kerr Elementary Receives State Exemplar Award


John Kerr Elementary Receives State Exemplar Award

The Virginia Department of Education recognized John Kerr Elementary School late last week as one of 52 schools that earned the 2019 Board of Education Highest […]

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no responses. June 4, 2019 Josh Henry

New Market Receives $250,000 for Pre-K Education


New Market Receives $250,000 for Pre-K Education

The Town of New Market is receiving a state grant  to expand access to high quality preschool for at-risk children. Governor Northam announced Monday (6/3/2019) that […]

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graduation rate

no responses. October 2, 2018 Josh Henry

Area High Schools Showing Decline in Graduation Rate


Area High Schools Showing Decline in Graduation Rate

This year, less high schools in Winchester and Frederick and Clarke counties have been able to surpass the state’s average on-time graduation rate. Graduation statistics came […]

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