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PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

“Learning cottages” or “trailer-style classrooms,”Prince William County Schools will install 19 additional units at area schools to meet the demand for more space for students next school year.

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PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools announced 13 school earned the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award and three the Board of Education Excellence Award.

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PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

This is the first in a series of articles investigating the administration of the Standards of Learning assessment in Prince William County.

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PWCS Grant Takes Military Families to Ball Game

PWCS Grant Takes Military Families to Ball Game

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

To celebrate April, the Month of the Military Child, military families from three of Prince William County public elementary schools were invited to enjoy a free Potomac Nationals home game Monday evening.

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Patriot, OP, Score High Nationally in WaPo’s Challenge Index

Patriot, OP, Score High Nationally in WaPo’s Challenge Index

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County’s Patriot High School leads the School Division in The Washington Post’s annual ranking of high schools that encourage students to take rigorous college-level courses.

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Gov. McAuliffe Joins GMU to Launch Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research

Gov. McAuliffe Joins GMU to Launch Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera Thursday to launch the university’s Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research, a multidisciplinary center that will pursue some of the toughest medical questions facing society.

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LIVE  & LEARN: ‘Union Thugs?’

LIVE & LEARN: ‘Union Thugs?’

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Several years ago, during a Town Hall hosted by my elected official, my colleague and I were called “union trolls.” My professional association, the Prince William Education Association, of which I am currently Vice President, has been called “union thugs.” What an interesting term for a group of people who advocate for the best interests of children.

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Education Blogger Announces Bid for School Board Chair

Education Blogger Announces Bid for School Board Chair

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Tracy Conroy has declared her run for School Board Chairperson At-large.

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VIDEO: O.P. Principal Kisses Pig to Encourage Student Reading

VIDEO: O.P. Principal Kisses Pig to Encourage Student Reading

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Osbourn Park High School Principal Neil Beech pledged to kiss a pig if students read 4000 books. Thursday morning he kept his promise.

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Patriot HS Interact Club to Host Autism Awareness 5K Race

Patriot HS Interact Club to Host Autism Awareness 5K Race

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The Interact Club at Patriot High School is hosting their second annual Supporting Autism Around the World 5K race.

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