Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 24

Good News From Virginia DOE

Finally some good news for principals/assistant principals for all of your efforts and hard work with your staff and students.  The latest data regarding high school graduation rates in the Commonwealth were released today by the Virginian Department of Education. The graduation rate for the Class of 2014 was 89.9 percent as compared to the 89.1 …

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Sep 05

Virginia Middle Schools Recognized for Outstanding Physical Fitness

Congratulations to the faculty and staff at Fairfield Middle School in Henrico County for being recognized among three middle schools in Virginia to receive a state-of-the-art Live Positively Fitness Center as part of the National Champion Schools campaign. The schools were chosen for demonstrating new and innovative ways for promoting student physical activity and wellness. “Promoting …

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Sep 03

VASSP Member Joins Senator in Washington, D.C

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Eric Brent, VASSP director for Region III poses with Virginia Senator Mark Warner this summer. Eric attended the annual NASSP Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. in June and represented VASSP and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Principals from across the nation spent time in the nation’s capital to review legislative actions and meet with their state representatives in the …

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Sep 02

Attracting and Retaining Talented Leaders

In her monthly “Message From the Executive Director” in the September NASSP NewsLeader, NASSP Director Joann Bartoletti identifies some points related to principalship time frame and leadership success.  Listed below are some of the significant issues in the piece, but you really need to get your copy from the pile on your office desk and read …

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