Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 04

2013 G A Session Ends with a Historic Budget Deal

True to his word, the Governor pushed through most of his ambitious education agenda during the 2013 General Assembly Session, albeit on some very close votes and without the support of any of the major education associations for his A-F legislation or that which would provide for takeover of local schools denied accreditation. Visiting legislators …

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Mar 02

Call for Presentations – VASSP Summer Conference and Exposition

             86th Virginia Middle and High School Principals Conference and Exposition                                                 Leadership – Shaping Successful Solutions                   The HomesteadResort •7696 Sam Snead Highway•Hot Springs,Virginia                                                                     June 23-June 26, 2013  The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals invite you to submit ideas for a Concurrent Session or Roundtable Discussion to be considered …

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Mar 01

The End Of The 2013 G A Session Is In Sight

In Virginia, we have been living with the media blitz, emails, blogs and other assorted information “bytes” since January 9th when our legislators moved into Richmond for the General Assembly. Now, the legislators have gone home and school administrators can look forward to facing daily building routines and not be subject to the daily outflow of political issues from Richmond until next year. …

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