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Virginia Receives Permission to Cancel SOLS

Virginia Receives Permission to Cancel SOLS

| March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The U.S. Department of Education has given Virginia permission to cancel federally mandated Standards of Learning tests in reading, math and science during the 2019-2020 school year.

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Governor Northam Issues ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order for Virginia

Governor Northam Issues ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order for Virginia

| March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has ordered residents to stay-at-home in attempt to stem the growth of COVID-19.

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College Board Developing AP Home Testing Option, No Face-to Face AP Exams

College Board Developing AP Home Testing Option, No Face-to Face AP Exams

| March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The College Board announced Friday that Advanced Placement tests, scheduled to be administered in May, will be offered to students online for the 2019–20 exam administration due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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PWCS Gets Ready to Launch Distance Learning Plans, May 2 SATs Cancelled

PWCS Gets Ready to Launch Distance Learning Plans, May 2 SATs Cancelled

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

In their latest update of the coronavirus-related shutdown, Prince William County Schools asks teachers and support staff to be “available remotely” next week.

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VA State Superintendent Requests Waiver for State Tests

VA State Superintendent Requests Waiver for State Tests

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced Tuesday that the Virginia Department of Education will ask the U.S. Department of Education for relief from federal and state testing requirements to mitigate the impact of of the COVID-19 shut down of schools.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia lawmakers have advanced Senate bills that make voting easier, including no excuse absentee voting and recognizing Election Day as a state holiday. Other legislation that would extend citizen access to voting has yet to clear committees.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

| January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Chants of “We will not comply,” and “USA, USA,” sounded through the blanket of security as thousands of armed Second Amendment supporters converged on Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures.

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