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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia House OKs Amendment to Increase Charter Schools

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia House OKs Amendment to Increase Charter Schools

| February 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

By a 52-47 vote, the House of Delegates approved a constitutional amendment that could open the doors for more charter schools in Virginia, Friday.

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PWCS Superintendent Announces Increased Spending Plan for FY17

PWCS Superintendent Announces Increased Spending Plan for FY17

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

PWCS Superintendent Steve Walts unveiled a proposed $1.08 billion spending plan, up 3.9% from current levels.

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School Board Chair Responds to PWC Chairman’s Criticism of School Closings

School Board Chair Responds to PWC Chairman’s Criticism of School Closings

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers had a few words for Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart after Stewart publicly criticized the school division for closing for a week after the blizzard.

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OPINION: PWC School Board Chairman Feels Strongly Guns Have No Place in Schools

OPINION: PWC School Board Chairman Feels Strongly Guns Have No Place in Schools

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

In response to Delegate Robert Marshall’s (R-Manassas) HB76, which would make it legal for local school boards to allow concealed carry permit holders to possess guns on public school property, Chairman Ryan Sawyers is adamantly opposed.

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PWCS Reopens for Weekend Activities

PWCS Reopens for Weekend Activities

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Following seven consecutive weather-related closings, Prince William County Schools will reopen Saturday for school division and community activities.

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UPDATED: Residents Called it! No School Thursday, Friday

UPDATED: Residents Called it! No School Thursday, Friday

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools officially announced all county schools will be closed Thursday, Jan. 28 and Friday, Jan. 29 on Code Red.

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PWCS: Feb. 1 Teacher Workday on as Scheduled; Grading Period Delayed 5 Days

PWCS: Feb. 1 Teacher Workday on as Scheduled; Grading Period Delayed 5 Days

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools announced Tuesday evening that regardless of whether or not classes resume Thursday, Jan. 28, the teacher workday scheduled for Monday, Feb. 1 will take place as planned.

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Linton Hall School Students Learn Stewardship of Nature, Sustainability

Linton Hall School Students Learn Stewardship of Nature, Sustainability

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

At Linton Hall School in Bristow, students have been engaging in an experiential ecology curriculum for nearly 40 years.

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UPDATED: PWCS Closed Wednesday

UPDATED: PWCS Closed Wednesday

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools announced that all schools will be closed on Code Red on Tuesday, January 26 and Wednesday, January 27.

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PWCS to Close Mar. 1 for Presidential Primary

PWCS to Close Mar. 1 for Presidential Primary

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County School Board voted to give students and staff off March 1, the day of the presidential primaries.

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