Virginia Department of Education
News & Announcements
- Have questions about school calendars and requirements for making up missed instructional time? Superintendent's Memo 256-18-This is a Word document. provides information and links to Code of Virginia and Board of Education regulations.
- OCTOBER 16 – New date for the 2019 Teacher of the Year announcement.
Purple Star Designation for Schools
Schools with a demonstrated commitment to military-connected students and their families may apply for the Virginia Purple Star designation.
Standards of Accreditation
Full text of 2017 SOA and communications resources on how the revised standards support continuous improvement for schools and college, career and civic readiness for students.
High-Quality Preschool Through the Eyes of a Child
Virginia Preschool Initiative Plus (VPI+) is providing enhanced, high-quality preschool services to more than 13,000 children and their families. Follow the story of one participating preschooler and learn how VPI+ is making a difference for children, their families, their teachers and the whole school community.