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School Board Chairman’s Statement on Pledge Sparks Controversy

School Board Chairman’s Statement on Pledge Sparks Controversy

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A statement Prince William School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers Tweeted in regards to standing for the Pledge of Allegiance sparked controversy, garnering both criticism and praise from residents.

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PWEA Political Action Committee Recommends Candidates in Virginia Elections

PWEA Political Action Committee Recommends Candidates in Virginia Elections

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William PACE [Political Action Committee of Educators] is pleased that the VEA Fund for Children and Public Education has endorsed the committee’s recommended candidates in these state races.

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OPINION: When Trenum Was Called to Serve, Herring Was Missing In Action

OPINION: When Trenum Was Called to Serve, Herring Was Missing In Action

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

On the Prince William County School Board, we have seen what it looks like to have an elected official more interested in partisan activism than the duties of the office. We have also seen the impact of Attorney General Mark Herring putting partisanship ahead of his duties.

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UPDATED: Video Celebrates Unconventional Fred Lynn Principal

UPDATED: Video Celebrates Unconventional Fred Lynn Principal

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A new viral video from Freethink is celebrating Hamish Brewer, the new Principal of Fred Lynn Middle School in Woodbridge.

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Cedar Point Elementary Launches ‘Thinkabit’ STEAM Lab

Cedar Point Elementary Launches ‘Thinkabit’ STEAM Lab

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Cedar Point Elementary School in Bristow launched its Thinkabit lab, Oct. 19; a cooperation with Virginia Tech and Qualcomm Technology, it is the second its kind on the east coast.

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Prince William Schools Names New Media Center for Dr. Renee Lacey

Prince William Schools Names New Media Center for Dr. Renee Lacey

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William School Board voted to name Independence Nontraditional School media center in honor of Dr. Renée H. Lacey, Oct. 18, ensuring her legacy will outlive the memory of those who knew her.

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PWEA Addresses Brentsville Viral Bullying Incident

PWEA Addresses Brentsville Viral Bullying Incident

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Any such acts committed toward a student in Prince William County Schools MUST be handled appropriately without any delay. PWEA will never stop advocating on behalf of ALL students.

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School Board Approves Pre-Labor Start for 2018-19

School Board Approves Pre-Labor Start for 2018-19

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board approved a Pre-Labor Day start for the 2018-19 school year.

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Public Hearing on Sale of Excess HS Land Canceled

Public Hearing on Sale of Excess HS Land Canceled

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board public hearing, Oct. 18, on the selling of excess vacant land from portions of the 13th High School in Gainesville has been canceled.

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PWCS 7th Highest Spender on Administration Nationally, Says TV News

PWCS 7th Highest Spender on Administration Nationally, Says TV News

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

“7 ON YOUR SIDE” ABC News alleges Prince William County Schools is has the 7th highest administrative costs per student of the 100 largest school systems in the country.

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