Virginia Department of Education
News & Announcements
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- January 16, 2019 – Virginia Schools Earn High Marks in Recent National Studies
- January 4, 2019 – Governor Northam and Virginia Council on Women Announce 8th Annual STEM Essay Contest
- January 3, 2019 – Virginia Receives $9.9 Million Federal Preschool Development Grant to Unify and Strengthen Early Childhood Education
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February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month
Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Virginia public schools serve more than 640,000 students in one or more CTE courses in grades 6-12. These programs are designed to prepare young people for productive futures while meeting the commonwealth's need for well-trained and industry-certified technical workers. Read the Career and Technical Education Month proclamation to learn more.
2019 General Assembly
VDOE tracks and reports on proposed legislation, bills and resolutions of interest to superintendents, school division personnel, parents and other stakeholders. Stay apprised of proposed education bills and resolutions through weekly tracking reports during the session.
February is Black History Month
The contributions of African-American men and women to the building of our nation and state are explored in the Virginia Standards of Learning, which provide the foundation for instruction in history and social science in the commonwealth’s public schools. Refer to Superintenden'ts Memo 024-19-This is a Word document. for classroom resources that support instruction in this area.