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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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JMU Names 16 Local Students  to President’s List

JMU Names 16 Local Students to President’s List

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

James Madison University announced Thursday that 16 local students made the president’s list for the fall 2014 semester.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: 3 Local Day Care Facilities Pass Inspections

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: 3 Local Day Care Facilities Pass Inspections

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services recently conducted three inspections at local child care facilities, which yielded no violations.

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Movement to Name School after Officer Chris Yung Gains Momentum

Movement to Name School after Officer Chris Yung Gains Momentum

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Citizens encouraged to share their suggestions for naming the “Devlin Road School” with the Naming Committee Meeting at a meeting to be held at Gainesville Middle School, Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS:  Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. Elementary SAC Cited for Child Safety, Discipline Issues

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. Elementary SAC Cited for Child Safety, Discipline Issues

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection of the Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. Elementary School Age Child Care Program and found seven violations in the areas of staffing and supervision, staff to child ratio, and child safety.

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House Republicans Education Agenda Emphasizes Professional Development, SOL Reforms

House Republicans Education Agenda Emphasizes Professional Development, SOL Reforms

| January 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

House Republican leaders outlined their K-12 education agenda for the 2015 General Assembly on Thursday, echoing several goals announced by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe a day earlier.

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School Board Names School Library after Betty Covington

School Board Names School Library after Betty Covington

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William School Board proposed naming the new Dumfries Elementary School Library after Potomac School Board member and long-term principal, Betty Covington.

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Walts: ‘I Would Like to Personally Apologize for the Decision Made on that Day’

Walts: ‘I Would Like to Personally Apologize for the Decision Made on that Day’

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Superintendent of Schools Steven L. Walts publicly apologized for the decision to keep schools open, despite hazardous weather conditions on Tuesday, at the Jan. 7 School Board meeting.

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Justin Wilk, Educator, Education Activist, Runs for School Board

Justin Wilk, Educator, Education Activist, Runs for School Board

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Justin Wilk plans to run on a platform of transparency, respect for educators and overall fiscal prudence.

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PW Bus Driver Calls Tuesday’s Route Worst in 17 Years

PW Bus Driver Calls Tuesday’s Route Worst in 17 Years

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Despite hazardous driving conditions, Prince William County school buses took to the roads Tuesday morning, which resulted in 12 bus crashes and 18 traffic obstructions between 5 a.m. and 12 p.m.

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