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To get a jump start on the next school year, encourage your child check out the resources available through Virginia is for Lovers … of Summer Learning. Discover fun activities and resources related to reading, mathematics, science and history that can involve the whole family. Download a PDF version of the Summer Learning flyer or bookmark.
Thirty-two Virginia high schools were honored in the "100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance" during a ceremony on May 20 at the New York Stock Exchange. Four schools placed in the top 25: Heritage High and Menchville High in Newport News, Halifax County High in Halifax County and Holston High in Washington County. The winners were chosen by Working in Support of Education (W!se), a New York-based educational organization.
Virginia's public schools are beginning a new trend line with the implementation of more challenging standards and assessments. The goal is to build on the progress already made under the Standards of Learning program and ensure that all graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed for success in college and the workplace.
— Dr. Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction
Eight High-Performing Schools Offered SOL Flexibility – June 18, 2013
Virginia Career & Technical Education Hall of Fame Inducts Three – June 18, 2013
Fairfax Educator is 2013 Virginia History Teacher of the Year – June 17, 2013
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