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PW School Board Names Imon Deputy Superintendent

PW School Board Names Imon Deputy Superintendent

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted Wednesday to promote Keith Imon, currently Associate Superintendent for Communications and Technology Services, to Deputy Superintendent.

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Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

After much debate, the Prince William County School Board passed the amendment to its non-discrimination policy, Policy 060, adding the language of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protective groups.

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Del. Marshall Says School Board Chairman ‘Hand-Picked’ Citizen Time Speakers

Del. Marshall Says School Board Chairman ‘Hand-Picked’ Citizen Time Speakers

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Delegate Bob Marshall (R-13) has announced that he obtained text messages from Prince William School Board Chair Ryan Sawyers, ]showing that Sawyers “hand-picked speakers,” to speak first at Citizens’ Time for the June 21 school board meeting.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Nine months ago, the Prince William County School Board considered updating the PWCS Nondiscrimination Policy, otherwise known as 060. The update in question would have added four words to the policy: “gender identity, sexual orientation” and would have made clear that Prince William County Schools do not tolerate discrimination against anyone on these bases.

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School Board Members Share Opinions on Revision to Non-Discrimination Policy

School Board Members Share Opinions on Revision to Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

With the vote on the revision to Prince William County School’s non-discrimination policy to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” Wednesday evening, two school board members share their opinions on the matter.

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Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Friday, Democratic elected leaders from Prince William County sent a letter to the school board, throwing their weight behind the revision of Prince William County’s Non-Discrimination policy [Policy 060].

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PWEA Supports Prince William Schools Proposed Revision Non-Discrimination Policy

PWEA Supports Prince William Schools Proposed Revision Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

At its June 21 meeting, the Prince William County School Board will discuss proposed revisions to Prince William County Public Schools’ Non-Discrimination and Commitment to Equity Policy (Policy 060).

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Gainesville Mom Raises Money to Pay Off School Lunch Debt

Gainesville Mom Raises Money to Pay Off School Lunch Debt

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Adelle Settle, new to Gainesville, has set up a Go-Fund-Me page to help pay down the debt on school lunches at Prince William County Schools, especially for kids in need.

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Transgender Bathroom Use Becomes Focus During School Board Citizens’ Time

Transgender Bathroom Use Becomes Focus During School Board Citizens’ Time

| June 8, 2017 | 1 Comment | Education

Although the vote adding LGBTQ students and staff to Prince William County Schools nondiscrimination policy [Policy 060] is not up for a vote until June 21, many residents got an early start on speaking out against it at the most recent school board meeting.

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Governor To Sign Legislation on Suicide, Bullying at Forest Park High School

Governor To Sign Legislation on Suicide, Bullying at Forest Park High School

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

In recognition of the Prince William Suicide Awareness Walk, Governor Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to be at Forest Park High School in Woodbridge Tuesday, June 6 at 1 p.m. to sign two bills enacted by the Virginia General Assembly and set to become law on July 1.

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