Tag Archive: State Board of Education

Dec 03

State Board Releases Annual Report

The State Board of Education has released the 2013 Annual Report on the Condition and Needs of Public Schools in Virginia.  The report is quite lengthy and you may access it at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/reports/annual_reports/2013.pdf. One of the categories listed in the report is item III, Critical Needs of the Public Schools in Virginia.  As you are …

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Jul 01

Virginia State June 27th School Board Meeting

The Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Education met on Wednesday, June 27, 2013 for Final Review of seven items under the Consent Agenda, a mix of thirteen Final Review and First Review Action /Discussion Items followed by two reports.  The following are items of interest for VASSP members. Agenda Item I: Final Review of Recommendation by …

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Oct 14

Emergency Regulations for the Standards for Accrediting Public Schools

Dr. Jones is a former VASSP president, Professor and Chair, Leadership Studies Director, VASSP Center for Educational Leadership at Lynchburg College and author of the annual VASSP publication Changes in School Law. The following article encapsulates important changes to the SOA that will affect every student in the Commonwealth and is also a reminder of …

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Jul 31

VASSP President Presents Testimony to State Board of Education

“It is becoming increasingly difficult for educators … to ensure student success and promote more rigor and higher expectations in the face of decreased funding, fewer support and professional staff and unfunded mandates that come with increased responsibilities.” So began President Keith’s remarks to State Board members who invited education association representatives to discuss the …

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Jul 27

July State Board Meeting Information for Administrators

The Virginia Board of Education met on July 26, 2012 in the James Monroe Building to take action on several items. I have posted one in this blog report that I feel will be of interest to building administrators . You may review all of the items on the agenda with more detail than will be provided …

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