Tag: VDOE

Prince William Schools Asks Supervisors for $42.5 Million for School Re-openings

Prince William Schools Asks Supervisors for $42.5 Million for School Re-openings

| June 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County School Division asked the Board of County Supervisors for $42.5 million to make its schools COVID-19 compliant for reopening in the fall semester.

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Substitute Tests Can Replace SOLs for High School Students

Substitute Tests Can Replace SOLs for High School Students

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Many do not realize the VDOE accepts other exams in place of SOL tests.

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PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment | Education

This is the first in a series of articles investigating the administration of the Standards of Learning assessment in Prince William County.

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EXCLUSIVE: PWCS Middle Schools Not Adhering to State Required Instructional Hours

EXCLUSIVE: PWCS Middle Schools Not Adhering to State Required Instructional Hours

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Some Prince William County middle schools are not adhering to a Virginia State Regulation that requires 140 hours of instruction in all of four core subjects: language arts, math, social studies and science.

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PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, shared with Bristow Beat the answer to commonly asked questions about school immunizations.

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VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, explains there is not an influx of students who will receive late immunizations this school year.

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VDOE Memo Said Schools Must Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children even without Vaccinations

VDOE Memo Said Schools Must Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children even without Vaccinations

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Some Prince William residents have expressed concern over a Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) memo requiring that unaccompanied alien children be enrolled in school even without receiving immunization.

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PWCS Announces All Schools Are Accredited

PWCS Announces All Schools Are Accredited

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments | Education

All Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) are accredited under Commonwealth accreditation guidelines. However a few schools received provisional or warning status.

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VDOE Announces Revised Math, Reading Objectives

VDOE Announces Revised Math, Reading Objectives

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments | Education

In an effort to raise achievement in Virginia’s lowest-performing schools, The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has unveiled the new annual objectives for reading and mathematics that it will use in place of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) under the No Child Left Behind Act.

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