Virginia Department of Education
2020 General Assembly
VDOE tracks and reports on proposed legislation, bills and resolutions of interest to school superintendents and division personnel. The history of any bill or resolution, all amendments, and the text of the legislation are available through weekly legislative tracking reports during the session.
Black History Month
As our nation observes Black History Month, the VDOE is pleased to provide school divisions and communities with Black History Month resources to honor African Americans and celebrate their achievements and contributions to America. Refer to Superintendent’s Memo #020-20-This is a Word document. for classroom resources that support instruction in this area.
Career & Technical Education Month
Governor Ralph S. Northam has designated February as Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. CTE is celebrated in February to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs. The “Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow!,” theme showcases success stories of excellence and communicates the crucial role that CTE plays in preparing a highly skilled workforce for Virginia’s economy.
Virginia is for Learners
Virginia is for Learners keeps parents, educators and all Virginians informed about and involved in changes to Virginia’s public education system that produce better-prepared students, a stronger workforce and a healthier economy in every corner of the state. This statewide initiative will connect every student with the knowledge, skills and real-world experience necessary to thrive in the economy of the future.
School Quality Profiles
Virginia’s School Quality Profiles provide information about accreditation, student achievement, college and career readiness, program completion, school safety, teacher quality and other topics of interest to parents and the general public. School Quality Profile reports are available for schools, school divisions and for the commonwealth.
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News & Announcements
- February 6, 2020 – Virginia Students Again Among Top 10 in Achievement on AP Exams-This is a Word document.
- February 5, 2020 – Virginia Declaration of Learning Connects Classrooms with Historic Art and Artifacts-This is a Word document.
- February 3, 2020 – State Superintendent Announces Computer Science Competition Winners-This is a Word document.
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