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PWCS School Board Chairman Candidate Babur Lateef Wants Less Drama, More Student Success

PWCS School Board Chairman Candidate Babur Lateef Wants Less Drama, More Student Success

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Dr. Babur Lateef does not expect to be in mentioned often the papers. He is not courting drama, but wants to remain focused on the classroom.

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Devlin Community May Be Delayed Until Applicant Submits Changes

Devlin Community May Be Delayed Until Applicant Submits Changes

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Planning Commission’s recommendation is contingent upon the applicant making substantial changes to neighborhood’s design.

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PWCS School Board Candidates Discuss Funding Class Size Reductions, Salaries

PWCS School Board Candidates Discuss Funding Class Size Reductions, Salaries

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

The forums highlighted their priorities, including teacher salaries, reducing class sizes and security, and the means to go about funding those goals.

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PWCS to Email Bus Schedules Wednesday

PWCS to Email Bus Schedules Wednesday

| August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

On the first day of school, more than 800 school buses will be on the roads in Prince William County as early as 5:30 a.m. to pick up more than 62,000 students and travel a total of 56,000 miles.

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Governor Signs Virginia School ‘Lunch Shaming’ Bill into Law

Governor Signs Virginia School ‘Lunch Shaming’ Bill into Law

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Monday, Gov. Ralph Northam signed House Bill 50 into law; it prohibits schools from shaming students for falling behind on their lunch debt.

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No Students Involved in Haymarket School Bus Accident

No Students Involved in Haymarket School Bus Accident

| May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police Officers are currently investigating a crash involving a school bus in the area of Piedmont Vista Drive and Old Carolina Road in Haymarket.

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Prince William Board of Supervisors Approve John Marshall Commons in Gainesville

Prince William Board of Supervisors Approve John Marshall Commons in Gainesville

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved John Marshall Commons a mixed-use village development in Gainesville that includes 144 residential townhouses to be located off John Marshall Highway next to the Town of Haymarket.

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PWCS Plans to Increase Recess Time for 2018-19

PWCS Plans to Increase Recess Time for 2018-19

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

PWCS will take advantage of a new law to give elementary students the benefit of more exercise and unstructured time during the school day said Community Relations Director Irene Cromer.

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Prince William County Supervisors Pass Flat FY19 Tax Rate

Prince William County Supervisors Pass Flat FY19 Tax Rate

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Supervisors adopted the County Executive’s proposed tax rate of 1.125 for every $100 of assessed property value.

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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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