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Virginia Governor Closes Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

Virginia Governor Closes Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

As anticipated, Governor Ralph Northam announced Monday that all Virginia schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year in an attempt to stem the growth of COVID-19 virus in Virginia.

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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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Prince William Supervisors Affirm ‘Red4Ed,’ Prioritize Public Education

Prince William Supervisors Affirm ‘Red4Ed,’ Prioritize Public Education

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The resolution affirms the supervisor’s commitment to prioritize education funding and formally requests that the state legislature and governor do the same when setting their budget.

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