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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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Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest in K-12 Teachers, At-Risk Students

Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest in K-12 Teachers, At-Risk Students

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education, News

Governor’s proposed budget to feature increased teacher salaries, deposit to Literary Fund, and additional flexible funding

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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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Battlefield Teachers Recognized for Leadership by Fundraising Organization

Battlefield Teachers Recognized for Leadership by Fundraising Organization

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Congratulations to Battlefield High School’s Mary Beth Starkey, teacher on special assignment, and Lauren Maula, math teacher, on receiving the 2018 Four Diamonds Mini-THON® Leadership Development Award.

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Superintendent Walts Under Fire at Gainesville Town Hall

Superintendent Walts Under Fire at Gainesville Town Hall

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

“My first directive to Dr. Walts would be to find a new job,” said Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland (R) of Prince William County Schools superintendent .

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Community Supports PWCS Teachers Alleging Workplace Bullying

Community Supports PWCS Teachers Alleging Workplace Bullying

| May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William teachers and parents showed up to the Prince William County School Board meeting, May 2, to support the staff at Ronald Reagan Middle School.

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Satterwhite, Trenum Disavows PWCS’s ‘Action Letter’ Sent to Reagan Community

Satterwhite, Trenum Disavows PWCS’s ‘Action Letter’ Sent to Reagan Community

| April 27, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Alyson Satterwhite, Gainesville representative on the Prince William County School Board and a candidate for Chairman in the November Special Election, was not happy to see the letter that the senior leadership at Prince William County Schools sent to Ronald Reagan parents and teachers on April 27.

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OPINION: ‘Proposed Budget for Teacher Salaries Is Shameful’

OPINION: ‘Proposed Budget for Teacher Salaries Is Shameful’

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

“PWCS does not pay competitive salaries, compared to our surrounding districts. The proposed budget for teacher salaries is shameful.”

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PWCS Markup Adds Security, Social Workers to FY19 Budget

PWCS Markup Adds Security, Social Workers to FY19 Budget

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board added funding for safety infrastructure improvements, new social workers, a few guidance counselors in its 2019 budget, but provided no COLA increases for teachers.

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