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T. Clay Wood Elementary Flies Flag from Virginia State Capitol

T. Clay Wood Elementary Flies Flag from Virginia State Capitol

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Del. Anderson presents state flag, which recently flew over the state capitol building, to fly over T. Clay Wood Elementary School in Nokesville.

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CIP Plan for Porter Conversion Sparks Distrust in School Division

CIP Plan for Porter Conversion Sparks Distrust in School Division

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

This Wednesday’s Prince William School Board meeting could have been much shorter. The budget was set, and no additions or subtractions were proposed since their work session held the prior Tuesday.

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Prince William School Board Officially Approves Budget

Prince William School Board Officially Approves Budget

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Despite an uncertain CIP. School Board approves budget that provides step increases and modest reduction in class sizes.

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New Devlin Road School Named for Fallen Officer Chris Yung

New Devlin Road School Named for Fallen Officer Chris Yung

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board unanimously voted to name the new elementary school in Bristow, which is scheduled to open in September 2015, Chris Yung Elementary.

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Buckland Mills Teacher Wins Milken Award, $25,000

Buckland Mills Teacher Wins Milken Award, $25,000

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

When second grade Buckland Mills Teacher, Angie Michelle Wytovich walked into the packed gymnasium Thursday morning, she had no idea that she was to be honored with the prestigious Milken Education Award and $25,000 prize.

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Patriot, Woodbridge High Schools to Offer AP Capstone Program

Patriot, Woodbridge High Schools to Offer AP Capstone Program

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Patriot and Woodbridge High School students will soon have access to the College Board’s AP Capstone program.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS Three Local SACC Programs Receive Passing Inspections

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS Three Local SACC Programs Receive Passing Inspections

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services recently conducted inspections at three local school age child care programs in February, which yielded no violations.

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PWCS Balances Budget, Keeps Popular Programs

PWCS Balances Budget, Keeps Popular Programs

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

At Wednesday night’s work session, the School Board approved the Superintendent’s plan to balance the budget without cutting any popular programs.

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PWCS: 1.6 Days Remain for Weather-Related Closings

PWCS: 1.6 Days Remain for Weather-Related Closings

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Following Friday’s closure, Prince William County Schools is left with only 1.6 school days or 9.7 hours for weather-related closings/delays before dropping below Virginia’s required 990 hour instructional minimum.

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Opinion: Prince William Families Should Resist Federal Intrusion in Local Ed Policy

Opinion: Prince William Families Should Resist Federal Intrusion in Local Ed Policy

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Tim Singstock, candidate for Prince William School Board Chairman At-large, urges citizens to contact their U.S. Congressional representatives, explaining their opposition to Federal oversight of local educational policy.

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