February 2024 archive

VASSP Member Update, February 26, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Tensions flare over Henrico teacher’s Gaza comments RPS looking to hire more tutors as a part of ‘All in VA’ plan Supreme Court declines to hear high-profile school admissions case | K-12 Dive https://virginiamercury.com/2024/02/22/democrats-propose-tweaks-to-parental-notification-law-to-discourage-school-library-censorship/ If a student goes into cardiac arrest, does your school have a plan? Va. lawmakers pass bill …

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VASSP Member Update, February 19, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Virginia ACLU sues Department of Education over trans model policies Frederick County School Board to consider weapons detection pilot program | Winchester Star | winchesterstar.com Roanoke schools joining lawsuit against social media State Education Department approves first-of-its-kind Roanoke school Madison: ‘Growing Our Own’ through Teachers of Tomorrow New implementations on drug …

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VASSP Member Update, February 12, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Alexandria School Board authorizes collective bargaining and teachers union shuns draft proposal | ALXnow Youngkin official sought to change transgender policy for high school sports Bills requiring schools to send parents gun safety notices clear Va. House, Senate – Virginia Mercury Bill requires Virginia school divisions update evacuation plans for students …

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VASSP Member Update, February 5, 2024

State Articles of Interest   Education coalition and lawmakers advocate for increased teacher pay Senate committee advances Pillion’s bill to require Narcan in public schools – Cardinal News Senate Democrats kill 3 Republican bills dealing with transgender students – Cardinal News Va. lawmakers consider sweeping changes to special education – Virginia Mercury Loudoun Schools Begin Tutoring …

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