Tag: Education

Candland Makes 8 Recommendations to Prince William School Board

Candland Makes 8 Recommendations to Prince William School Board

| May 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Gainesville Supervisor Peter Candland has prepared a document entitled “Recommendations to the Prince William County School Board Regarding Critical Reforms.”

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Supervisor Candland Schedules Education Forum, Superintendent Declines Invitation

Supervisor Candland Schedules Education Forum, Superintendent Declines Invitation

| May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Gainesville Supervisor Peter Candland invites residents and educators to a Public Forum on the current state of the public education system in Prince William County on May 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Ronald Reagan Middle School.

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Kindergarten Registration is Underway in Prince William County

Kindergarten Registration is Underway in Prince William County

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Parents of children who will enter kindergarten next school year can register on April 19.

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PWCS Student School Board Member Proposes Mental Health Initiative

PWCS Student School Board Member Proposes Mental Health Initiative

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Kate Arnold, Prince William County’s School Board non-voting Student Representative, is championing the cause of mental health in PWCS schools. Plus, the cost of adding more counselors to the school budget.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Sen. Panel Votes to Ban ‘Lunch Shaming” in Virginia

RICHMOND BEAT: Sen. Panel Votes to Ban ‘Lunch Shaming” in Virginia

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND – A Senate committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill to prohibit “lunch shaming” – the practice of singling out students who owe the school cafeteria money or cannot pay for their lunch.

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RICHMOND BEAT: House Panel Rejects Suicide Prevention Resolution

RICHMOND BEAT: House Panel Rejects Suicide Prevention Resolution

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

A resolution urging Virginia schools to increase their suicide prevention efforts has failed as Republicans on a House Rules subcommittee defeated the proposal in a 3-4 vote.

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UPDATED: PWC Bus Driver Killed in Bristow

UPDATED: PWC Bus Driver Killed in Bristow

| February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education, News

A Prince William County school bus driver was struck and killed Monday morning by a school bus in McCuin Transportation Center in Bristow.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Roem’s Proposal Would Boost Suicide Prevention Efforts in Virginia Schools

RICHMOND BEAT: Roem’s Proposal Would Boost Suicide Prevention Efforts in Virginia Schools

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

While campaigning door to door, Del. Danica Roem met a constituent who had lost her only child to suicide. The mother had one request – make suicide prevention training available to all school employees.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Gov. Northam Calls for Raising Va Teachers’ Salaries

RICHMOND BEAT: Gov. Northam Calls for Raising Va Teachers’ Salaries

| January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Gov. Ralph Northam told the Virginia School Boards Association Monday that the state needs to raise teacher pay to attract and keep top talent in the commonwealth’s public schools.

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PWCS Announces Early Dismissal for Students

PWCS Announces Early Dismissal for Students

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Public Schools announced this morning that the school division will close three hours early Monday, Jan. 8 ahead of potential inclement weather.

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