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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: KinderCare Learning Center at Sudley Manor Cited for Improper Storage of Hazardous Materials

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: KinderCare Learning Center at Sudley Manor Cited for Improper Storage of Hazardous Materials

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the KinderCare Learning Center at Sudley Manor Mar. 27. The agency noted violations in the storage of hazardous materials.

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Editorial: Should PWC School Board Change How It Conducts Work Sessions

Editorial: Should PWC School Board Change How It Conducts Work Sessions

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Work sessions procedures are ambiguous and they often go on past midnight. Is that best practice?

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Minnieland Academy at Braemar Cited for Not Maintaining Staff Background Checks

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Minnieland Academy at Braemar Cited for Not Maintaining Staff Background Checks

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the Minnieland Academy at Braemar in Bristow Feb. 26. The agency noted violations in the facility’s records on staff background checks and children’s emergency contact information.

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Bristow Montessori Offers Authentic, Student-Centered Learning for Primary Grades

Bristow Montessori Offers Authentic, Student-Centered Learning for Primary Grades

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

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Prince William School Board Approves Superintendent’s Budget

Prince William School Board Approves Superintendent’s Budget

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William School Board approves the FY15 budget after considering an alternative to fund further class size reductions.

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PWCS Shortens Spring Break, Adds 10 Minutes to School Day

PWCS Shortens Spring Break, Adds 10 Minutes to School Day

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted Tuesday evening to shorten spring break by one day and to add 10-minutes to the school day to make up for the additional snow day and two-hour delay this week.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: 2 School-Age Care Centers in Gainesville Cited for Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: 2 School-Age Care Centers in Gainesville Cited for Violations

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services recently inspected two local school age programs at Prince William County schools in Gainesville and cited the centers for violations ranging from staff record keeping to storage of hazardous material.

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School Board Votes Down Proposal to Reduce Class Sizes in More than One Grade

School Board Votes Down Proposal to Reduce Class Sizes in More than One Grade

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment | Education

While deciding to provide pay increases for teachers, the Prince William County School Board subsequently voted down a proposal to further reduce class sizes in the county at their budget work session Tuesday night.

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Two Percent Salary Increases for PWCS Employees Contingent on Tax Rate

Two Percent Salary Increases for PWCS Employees Contingent on Tax Rate

| March 13, 2014 | 1 Comment | Education

The Prince William County School Board reached a unanimous consensus Wednesday night to offer an additional one percent pay increase to its employees.

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