Category Archive: VA EdLeader

Feb 10

Advocating for Our Profession is not an Optional Thing

The General Assembly has been extremely busy this session. With the Governor’s focus on education during this upcoming year, the representatives in the house and the senate have been quick to take up that calling. HERE is a link to VASSP’s blog on happenings at General Assembly, Capital Issues. In it, our full time lobbyist, Bet Neal, goes …

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Sep 01

Successful SCA, Successful School

This is a guest post from Andrea Vale, the Director of the Virginia Student Council Association (VSCA): Successful SCA, Successful School If you have been fortunate enough to be in a school with a top-notch SCA, you know the impact that strong student leadership can have on the overall climate of your school. Studies have …

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Aug 03

ESEA Rewrite Debate Shaping up

Congress has begun the work of re-writing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and it figures to be a long and winding road. There are amendments that will need to be debated and compromises that have to be made. Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan has called for a law that is based on lessons learned …

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