Tag: Justin Wilk

OPINION: ‘Proposed Budget for Teacher Salaries Is Shameful’

OPINION: ‘Proposed Budget for Teacher Salaries Is Shameful’

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

“PWCS does not pay competitive salaries, compared to our surrounding districts. The proposed budget for teacher salaries is shameful.”

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PWCS Markup Adds Security, Social Workers to FY19 Budget

PWCS Markup Adds Security, Social Workers to FY19 Budget

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board added funding for safety infrastructure improvements, new social workers, a few guidance counselors in its 2019 budget, but provided no COLA increases for teachers.

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Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

After much debate, the Prince William County School Board passed the amendment to its non-discrimination policy, Policy 060, adding the language of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protective groups.

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Prince William Superintendent of Schools Shows School Spirit

Prince William Superintendent of Schools Shows School Spirit

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

During superintendent’s time, Dr. Steven Walts donned yellow sunglasses and a brightly colored scarf to celebrate the Kilby Elementary School transition and other exciting events at Prince William County Schools.

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Satterwhite Says School Board Special Meeting Called Legally

Satterwhite Says School Board Special Meeting Called Legally

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Alyson Satterwhite, Gainesville member with the Prince William County School Board, believes the special meeting of the school board will go forward based on its legality.

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Patriot Principal Extends Defamation Lawsuit to Include Second School Board Member

Patriot Principal Extends Defamation Lawsuit to Include Second School Board Member

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The law firm representing Patriot Principal Dr. Michael Bishop announced, Tuesday, it will continue to pursue defamation action against Prince William School Board Chairman, Ryan Sawyers. School board member Justin Wilk has been named as a third defendant.

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Sawyers Eliminates Trans Bathroom Issue from LBGT Non-Discrimation Amendment

Sawyers Eliminates Trans Bathroom Issue from LBGT Non-Discrimation Amendment

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Chairman Ryan Sawyers announced that he plans to eliminate bathroom and locker room issues from the “sexual orientation and gender identity” amendment to PWCS’s non-discrimination policy.

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School Board Majority Wants Amendment to Protected LGBT People

School Board Majority Wants Amendment to Protected LGBT People

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Residents are split as to whether Prince William County Schools’ should add protection for gay and transgender individuals to its nondiscrimination policy; however, more school board members seem to be in favor of the amendment than not.

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Prince William School Board Reduces Teacher Workday

Prince William School Board Reduces Teacher Workday

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted, Wednesday, to reduce the length of the teacher workday from 7.5 hours to 7 hours.

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Prince William School Board Stays Decision to Rename Godwin Middle

Prince William School Board Stays Decision to Rename Godwin Middle

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

After a long citizens time, the majority of the board voted against rescinding the name change of Godwin Middle School and reaffirmed their commitment to rename the school after George M. Hampton.

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