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VASSP Member Update, May 20, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Fairfax County teachers voice frustration over reduced pay raises in new budget | FFXnow Silent mode? Stafford Schools propose to ban student phones during instruction – Fredericksburg Free Press Parents, activists question need for SROs in elementary schools | 1local | loudountimes.com Loudoun Co. proposes 16 delayed-start days next year to …

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VASSP Member Update, May 13, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Shenandoah County School Board votes to restore the Confederate Names of schools Chronic absenteeism: Here’s how Stafford County says they’re keeping kids in school Loudoun sheriff calls for school resource officers on elementary campuses More of Youngkin’s lab schools approved, but future state funding still in limbo | WVTF National Articles …

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VASSP Member Update, May 6, 2024

State Articles of Interest   School funding from the Virginia Lottery a drop in the bucket for school divisions Virginia attorney general joins efforts to fight back against Title IX changes ‘Teachers are fearful’: York County teacher accused of harassment by school board member speaks out | WAVY.com The 1st Va. school system to hire a …

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VASSP Member Update, April 22, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Concerns Raised Over School Accountability System Changes | News | dnronline.com Middle School Students Appear Happier without Cell Phones Fairfax Co. schools stand to lose millions in funding under Youngkin’s proposed budget amendments, school system says – WTOP News Bill allowing school boards to provide period education in schools signed into …

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VAASSP Member Update, April 15, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Youngkin seeks to remove school attendance recovery program requirement Prosecutor will probe possible coverup in investigation of teacher’s shooting School districts react after Youngkin vetoes bills meant to increase funding for school construction, renovation | WRIC ABC 8News Roanoke City middle schools offering Saturday school Former assistant principal charged in case …

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VASSP Member Update, April 8, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Residents can give feedback on Virginia Board of Education’s newly approved school-ranking system Va. Gov. Youngkin amends bill that requires schools to notify parents of student overdoses VDOE hears feedback from Shenandoah Valley educators If you’re heading to a City Schools sporting event next fall, expect to walk through a metal …

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VASSP Member Update, March 25, 2024

There will be no VASSP Member Update on April 1, 2024. The next edition will be April 8, 2024. State Articles of Interest   Target 7: How Roanoke City Public Schools responds to threats Prince William County School Board Ratifies First Collective Bargaining Agreement – Bristow Beat Appomattox County Schools to use AI technology to keep …

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VASSP Member Update, March 18, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Va. legislature earmarks $100,000 for review of special education dispute resolution system • Virginia Mercury Rockingham County Public School Board drafts book policy Mentoring program to help Prince Edward’s first-year teachers | Farmville ACHS Attendance Incentive Program Why you should stop texting your kids at school Prince William schools seeing a …

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VASSP Member Update, March 11, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Catholic student sues Fairfax school board over transgender protections Virginia budget deal includes 3% raises for teachers, state employees Youngkin vetoes bills to prevent school book bans, return Virginia to anti-voter fraud compact | WRIC ABC 8News Henrico Schools to launch teacher apprenticeship program for ‘hard-to-staff’ schools Pilot Bathroom Program Brings …

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VASSP Member Update, March 4, 2024

State Articles of Interest   What’s the best approach to school disruptions? Democrats and Republicans disagree. – Virginia Mercury Henry County boards prioritize pay boost for schools employees Bills for local sales tax surcharge for new schools head to governor Fairfax Co. considering how to implement later middle school start times – WTOP News Virginia Beach …

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