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UPDATED: PWCS Chairman Requests Superintendent’s Resignation Over Car Accident

UPDATED: PWCS Chairman Requests Superintendent’s Resignation Over Car Accident

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers called for PWCS Superintendent Dr. Steven Walts’ resignation, Friday, over allegations of improper response to a vehicle accident that Walts was involved in over the summer.

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PWCS Superintendent Presents 2019 Budget Proposal

PWCS Superintendent Presents 2019 Budget Proposal

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

New PWCS Budget Proposal includes program continuation, step increase for employees, educational enhancements.

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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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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: Schools May Get Authority to Open Before Labor Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Schools May Get Authority to Open Before Labor Day

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Summer vacation may be cut short for some Virginia students after two bills rescinding the so-called “Kings Dominion law” – which restricts schools from starting before Labor Day – passed the House this week.

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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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State of Prince William County Strong Says Chairman Stewart

State of Prince William County Strong Says Chairman Stewart

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

Stewart noticed the strength of the county and laid out his priorities for the coming year.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Include Diverse Populations When Zoning PWCS’s 13th High School

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Include Diverse Populations When Zoning PWCS’s 13th High School

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The 13th high school in PWCS is expected to open for the 2021-22 school year, but the school board is already seeking community input. If we are a community that cares about the wellbeing and education of our students, we will not allow the inevitable redistricting process to further segregate our county’s high schools.

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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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Detour at Hartzell Hill Lane to Affect Bus Pickups

Detour at Hartzell Hill Lane to Affect Bus Pickups

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Breaking News

Road closure at Hartzell Hill Lane in Haymarket following a police incident will affect child bus pickup from several Prince William County Schools in Haymarket.

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