Virginia Department of Education
Expectations, Accountability & Resources
The Virginia Board of Education is conducting a comprehensive review of state educational standards and policies to ensure that all children in the commonwealth have access to public schools that pursue academic excellence and continuous improvement while preparing their students for success. Go to Educational Initiatives for more information about the board’s work and to learn how you can be a part of the discussion.
2017 Virginia Teacher of the Year
Toney Lee McNair Jr., a choral music teacher at Indian River Middle School in Chesapeake, was named 2017 Virginia Teacher of the Year during an October 17 recognition ceremony at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.
Virginia 2016 Blue Ribbon School Principals
The principals of Virginia’s seven 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools were honored this month by the U.S. Department of Education. Video – 2016 National Blue Ribbon School: Carver Elementary
News & Announcements
Two Virginia Elementary Schools Earn National Title I School Award – November 18, 2016
Virginia Students Earn Top Science Marks – October 27, 2016
VDOE Surveying Public on School Quality and Accountability Measures – October 21, 2016
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