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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Minnieland Academy At Heritage Hunt Cited for Safety Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Minnieland Academy At Heritage Hunt Cited for Safety Violations

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected Minnieland Academy At Heritage Hunt in Gainesville July 1. The agency noted several safety violations.

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Youth Leadership Prince William Class Graduates at Youth for Tomorrow

Youth Leadership Prince William Class Graduates at Youth for Tomorrow

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Leadership Prince William graduated 28 students from its newly established Youth Leadership Prince William summer program last Friday.

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LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Ms. O’KC explains how teaching to the student trumps teaching to the test.

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Continual Assessment Replaces Single Research Paper as Graduation Requirement

Continual Assessment Replaces Single Research Paper as Graduation Requirement

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Recently, Prince William County Schools decided to eliminate a single research paper as a graduation requirement, and to instead emphasize development of writing skills across multiple genres.

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Opinion: Former Prince William Teacher Justin Wilk Advises PWCS Leadership

Opinion: Former Prince William Teacher Justin Wilk Advises PWCS Leadership

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Former teacher Justin Wilk advises the leadership of Prince William County Schools to forge stronger relationship with the community.

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School Division Offers More Details about Superintendent’s Contract

School Division Offers More Details about Superintendent’s Contract

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

PWCS details the process of providing a superintendent with a raise; plus what a neighboring superintendent earns annually.

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PWCS School Board Extends Superintendent’s Contract, Gives Raise

PWCS School Board Extends Superintendent’s Contract, Gives Raise

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Superintendent Dr. Steven L. Walts will soon be making more than $287K annually in salary; however, with the additional retirement and supplemental contributions, the cost of his tenure costs amounts to more than $300K per year.

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UPDATED: School Division Eliminates Research Paper Requirement for 11th Graders

UPDATED: School Division Eliminates Research Paper Requirement for 11th Graders

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board unanimously voted June 18 to delete Regulation 600-1, which requires 11th grade students to summit and pass a research paper.

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Patriot High School Class of 2014 Acted as True Pioneers

Patriot High School Class of 2014 Acted as True Pioneers

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Thursday evening at Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, the 11th Prince William High School graduated its second graduating class of seniors.

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Stonewall Jackson Graduation Emphasizes Strength Through Diversity

Stonewall Jackson Graduation Emphasizes Strength Through Diversity

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Stonewall Jackson High School graduated its class of 2014 at Jiffy Lube Live Wednesday evening.

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