Virginia Department of Education
Supporting Early Learning
VDOE helps prepare all children for kindergarten by supporting birth to five programming, including the Virginia Preschool Initiative and Early Childhood Special Education. Quality early learning experiences are an essential element to preparing children to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Visit VirginiaIsForLearners.virginia.gov to learn more about how Virginia is committed to supporting all children to access excellent early learning experiences.
Make Some Noise for Virginia Farm to School Programs
Virginia Farm to School Week is scheduled for October 7-11, 2019 to coincide with National Farm to School Month and recognize the importance of Farm to School in improving child nutrition, supporting local economies, and educating students about the origins of food. On Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10 a.m. make some noise for Virginia Farm to School programs by participating in the third annual Crunch Heard ‘Round the Commonwealth, an event where all participants simultaneously take a bite out of a locally-grown (Virginia) apple. Visit School Nutrition for more information.
Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 – October 15 is Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month. The observance celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
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News & Announcements
- October 10, 2019 – VDOE Receives School Mental Health Grant-This is a Word document.
- October 9, 2019 – VDOE Announces Farm-to-School Grants-This is a Word document.
- October 8, 2019 – 91.5% of Class of 2019 Graduate on Time-This is a Word document.
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