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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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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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