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PWEA Asks Prince William Schools to Open 100% Virtually in Fall

PWEA Asks Prince William Schools to Open 100% Virtually in Fall

| July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William Education Association sent a letter to thePrince William School Division and the Prince William County School Board, Friday, requesting the year open with a 100% virtual option

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Patriot HS Staff Surprises Seniors with Class of 2020 Yard Signs

Patriot HS Staff Surprises Seniors with Class of 2020 Yard Signs

| May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Approximately 1,200 Patriot High School seniors were surprised with yard signs, May 5, through a quickly organized effort.

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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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Gov. Northam Proposes $1.2 Billion Investment in K-12 Education

Gov. Northam Proposes $1.2 Billion Investment in K-12 Education

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education, News

The student-first plan increases ‘at-risk add-on’ by more than 50 percent to support educationally at-risk students, raises teacher pay, takes steps to close the achievement gap.

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PWCS Superintendent Walts Celebrates New School Year, 2019-20

PWCS Superintendent Walts Celebrates New School Year, 2019-20

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

This year the school budget includes a step increase for all eligible employees, in addition to a cost of living increase, totaling an average 4.8 percent increase. It also funds 46 new counselor positions and ensures a full-time nurse is on-site at every school in PWCS.

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Fred Lynn Principal Changes Outcomes for Community

Fred Lynn Principal Changes Outcomes for Community

| March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

FreeThink Media has been following Fred Lynn Middle School in Woodbridge, Prince William County and its transformation under the leadership of Principal Hammish Brewer.

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PWCS Board Passes FY20 Budget Including Salary Increases, 46 New Counselors

PWCS Board Passes FY20 Budget Including Salary Increases, 46 New Counselors

| March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

Those priorities include: employee pay, special education, mental health, career and technical education, sustaining class size reductions, and Pre-K education.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Amid Protest, Legislators Announce 5% Pay Raise for Teachers

RICHMOND BEAT: Amid Protest, Legislators Announce 5% Pay Raise for Teachers

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

RICHMOND — As hundreds of teachers and supporters from around the state marched to the Virginia Capitol to call for higher salaries and more funding for public schools, legislative leaders announced Monday that they would include a 5 percent pay raise for teachers in the state budget.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Teachers Highlight School Funding as Priority for Legislators

RICHMOND BEAT: Teachers Highlight School Funding as Priority for Legislators

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — On highway overpasses on Interstates 95 and 64, more than a dozen teachers signaled to members of the Virginia General Assembly their top priority by holding up 14 foam boards with Christmas lights spelling out “fund our schools.”

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