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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools Don’t Have Paper, Toilet Paper

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools Don’t Have Paper, Toilet Paper

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

A mother shares that her daughter’s high school limits toilet paper in student bathrooms and the amount of paper teachers can use for student assignments.

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PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The PWCS website recently posted a list of strategic programs that could possibly be eliminated.

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PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

During the coldest days of the year, Prince William parents can expect their children’s schools will bend the rules, allowing students to wear coats or jackets during passing times, which take them outside of the main school building.

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Qarni Opposes Use of Public Funds to Establish Virginia Charter Schools, Fund Private Education

Qarni Opposes Use of Public Funds to Establish Virginia Charter Schools, Fund Private Education

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Democratic Candidate for State Senate Atif Qarni (29th District) commented that he opposes Senator Obenshain’s proposed Constitutional Amendment to make it easer to establish charter schools in the state.

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Candland Supports Lower Taxes, Encouraged School Board to Set Budget Priorities

Candland Supports Lower Taxes, Encouraged School Board to Set Budget Priorities

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Supervisor Candland believes the School Board should set their priorities before asking for more money from the County.

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‘Young Lungs’ Provides Outlet for Local Students’ Writing, Opinions

‘Young Lungs’ Provides Outlet for Local Students’ Writing, Opinions

| February 7, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education, Young Lungs

Local news site BristowBeat.com will publish the works of county students under a new banner: “Young Lungs.”

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Va. Senate Approves Amendment to Boost Charter Schools

Va. Senate Approves Amendment to Boost Charter Schools

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Virginia could see a surge in charter schools in coming years as a proposed constitutional amendment begins the long journey toward passage.

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PWCS to Delay 13th High School by One Year

PWCS to Delay 13th High School by One Year

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Due to the developers decision to indefinitely delay the Board of County Supervisors’ vote on the Stone Haven development, Prince William County Schools has decided to postpone the opening of its 13th high school to be built in Bristow from 2019 to 2020.

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Court Ruling Makes PWCS Teacher Info on Student Assessment Reports Public

Court Ruling Makes PWCS Teacher Info on Student Assessment Reports Public

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools warned teachers Monday that a recent court ruling would grant the news media access to Student Growth Percentile (SGP) reports bearing teacher names and license information.

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PWCS Announces Intent to Change Day Care Provider to AlphaBEST

PWCS Announces Intent to Change Day Care Provider to AlphaBEST

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Beginning at the start of the 2015-2106 school year, AlphaBEST will operate the 3,600 student PWCS School Age Child Care Program (SACC) and Next Generation Program for middle school students.

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