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Danville has a new school superintendent. The school board annoucned Edward Newsome, Junior will lead Danville Public Schools starting July first. Right now, Newsome is the Assisstant Superintendent for high schools in Baltimore County, Maryland....
Youth sports programs that use public school property would have to establish procedures for identifying and handling concussions if legislation advancing in the Virginia General Assembly becomes law. The House Education Committee voted 16-5 to endorse...
For the second year running, the so-called Tebow bill to allow home-schooled children to play sports at public schools they don't attend has been sacked in Virginia's Senate. The bill failed Thursday on a 7-8 vote in the Senate Education and Health...
GALAX, Va.A Galax man is $200,000 dollars richer. William Jones bought a "Win It All" scratcher ticket from the Virginia Lottery at the Kangaroo Express on South Main Street in Galax. And he won the top prize. Jones didn't plan on buying the ticket when he...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterIt was a time of fear, but more than that a time of uncertainty. Three educators, now retired, vividly remember working in Roanoke's public schools at the height of integration which became mandatory in the early '70's. "Some of the teachers were not...
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Virgnia's House of Delegates has passed legislation to allow home-schooled students to play public school sports. The House voted today to pass the so-called "Tebow bill", a reference to the New York Jets quarterback who was home-schooled but played...
Virginia Commonwealth University Poll finds Virginians supportive of more funding for public schoolsA new poll shows many people in Virginia are supportive of more funding for public schools. The poll, conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University , shows 64 % of Virginians believe schools do not have enough funds to meet their needs, while only 24...
Ninety-three percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited, according to numbers released Wednesday afternoon by the Virginia Department of Education. According to the VDOE, 96 percent of elementary schools and 88 percent of middle schools...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia education officials are set to announce how many public schools met enough of the state's benchmarks to be fully accredited. The number dropped last year as the state imposed tougher standards that require high schools...
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Virginia public school students continue to score above the national average on the SAT college-admissions test. The Virginia Department of Education released results from the class of 2012 Monday. Virginia public schools students scored 17 points higher...
Two teachers from our viewing area have been selected as regional teachers of the year. Roanoke City Public Schools teacher Tracey Nielsen has been selected as the 2013 Region 6 Teacher of the Year, and Bedford County Public Schools teacher David Webb...
WDBJ7 ReporterIn Danville, are two better than one? That's the dilemma two schools are debating as they each plan to build new sports complexes. The question is, is it worth it? It takes only a glance to see the headquarters for the George Washington Eagle's needs...
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