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PWCS 7th Highest Spender on Administration Nationally, Says TV News

PWCS 7th Highest Spender on Administration Nationally, Says TV News

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

“7 ON YOUR SIDE” ABC News alleges Prince William County Schools is has the 7th highest administrative costs per student of the 100 largest school systems in the country.

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Prince William School Board Chairman Files Suit Against Superintendent on Eve of Evaluation

Prince William School Board Chairman Files Suit Against Superintendent on Eve of Evaluation

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers has filed a “writ of mandamus” against Superintendent Steven L. Walts, ” asking the courts to direct the superintendent to allow him access to all his predecessors’ school division emails.

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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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LIVE & LEARN: School Divisions Should Seek to Reduce Adult Bullying

LIVE & LEARN: School Divisions Should Seek to Reduce Adult Bullying

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

I would like to dedicate this article to all school employees who have ever been bullied and those who are currently being bullied in the workplace.

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SURVEY: Should the School Division permanently add ten minutes be to the instructional day?

SURVEY: Should the School Division permanently add ten minutes be to the instructional day?

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board will hear a presentation May 21 proposing that the ten additional minutes that were added to the instructional day, to make up for the 13 weather-related closings and six two-hour delays this winter, be made permanent.

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Walts Proposes Adding Days to School Year’s End

Walts Proposes Adding Days to School Year’s End

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools Superintendent Steven Walts proposed adding three days to the end of the year to make up for the 12 missed days of schools and the five 2-hour delays due to weather.

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School Division Explores Alternatives to Traditional Grading

School Division Explores Alternatives to Traditional Grading

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments | Education

Ahead of a planned review and revision of the Prince William County Schools grading policy, the School Division commissioned a study that ultimately recommends adopting a standards-based grading approach.

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