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Gainesville Supervisor Proposes Levy to Eliminate School Trailers, Reduce Class Sizes

Gainesville Supervisor Proposes Levy to Eliminate School Trailers, Reduce Class Sizes

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Supervisor Pete Candland (R-Gainesville) revealed a proposal that would create a new “School Capital Fund” that would eliminate school trailers countywide and reduce class sizes.

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Brentsville Acting School Board Rep Applies to Be Interim PWCS School Board Chairman

Brentsville Acting School Board Rep Applies to Be Interim PWCS School Board Chairman

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Shawn Brann of Bristow has served as Acting-Brentsville School Board member on the Prince William County School Board for just over one year while Gil Trenum was serving in the navy reserves in the Horn of Africa.

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UPDATED: PWCS Announces ‘Code Red’ Snow Day for Wednesday

UPDATED: PWCS Announces ‘Code Red’ Snow Day for Wednesday

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools will close “Code Red” Wednesday, March 21, due to the expected snow storm.

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Prince William, Fauquier Students Lead Anti-School Violence Protests

Prince William, Fauquier Students Lead Anti-School Violence Protests

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William and Fauquier County students participated in Wednesday’s walkout rallies against school gun violence. The national event was organized in honor of the Parkland students who were killed by an active shooter on Feb. 14.

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Rep. Comstock Requests ‘Robust Funding’ for School Resource Officers

Rep. Comstock Requests ‘Robust Funding’ for School Resource Officers

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

“I am sending the linked letter to Chairman Culberson and Ranking Member Serrano of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science at the House Appropriations Committee to advocate for increased, robust funding by the Community Orientated Police Services (COPS) grants and direct more funding to SROs.”

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PWCS Student School Board Member Proposes Mental Health Initiative

PWCS Student School Board Member Proposes Mental Health Initiative

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Kate Arnold, Prince William County’s School Board non-voting Student Representative, is championing the cause of mental health in PWCS schools. Plus, the cost of adding more counselors to the school budget.

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Prince William Police Chief Addresses Police Presence in Schools

Prince William Police Chief Addresses Police Presence in Schools

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

As the nation continues to heal from the violence in Parkland, Florida last week, our hearts go out to the victims and their families.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Sen. Panel Votes to Ban ‘Lunch Shaming” in Virginia

RICHMOND BEAT: Sen. Panel Votes to Ban ‘Lunch Shaming” in Virginia

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND – A Senate committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill to prohibit “lunch shaming” – the practice of singling out students who owe the school cafeteria money or cannot pay for their lunch.

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Prince William County Executive Proposes Flat Tax Rate for FY 2019

Prince William County Executive Proposes Flat Tax Rate for FY 2019

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Executive, Chris Martino, presented the Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget to the Board of County Supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 22. The proposed $1.6 billion all funds budget addresses the board’s strategic goals of maintaining a robust economy, keeping a safe and secure community, enhancing mobility throughout the county, assuring the wellbeing of the most vulnerable populations, and providing quality education and workforce development opportunities.

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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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