Virginia Department of Education
Welcome Back to School
Join the Virginia Department of Education for #Back2SchoolVA as we celebrate the start of the 2022-2023 school year with our amazing school divisions, students and teachers!
2022 IDEA Rating
For an 11th consecutive year, Virginia has earned the U.S. Department of Education’s highest rating for improving outcomes for students with disabilities and compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The rating reflects student outcomes and compliance data from the 2019-2020 school year — the most recent data available under the federal special education reporting system. Additional videos are on the state superintendent's playlist.
High Expectations and Excellence for All Students
Read Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow's report to Governor Glenn Youngkin-This is a PDF document. on empowering parents and teachers and restoring high expectations and excellence for all Virginia students and schools.
Stay Informed with TeacherDirect
TeacherDirect provides a direct line of communication with classroom teachers and educators. TeacherDirect includes information about new instructional resources created by VDOE staff as well as professional development, grant opportunities, and other information of special interest to teachers and their students.
Child Care VA
ChildCareVA.com provides a comprehensive repository of resources and information to make choosing safe, quality child care easier for parents. ChildCareVA also exists to inform caretakers about the benefits of becoming a licensed child care provider or subsidy provider, and keep current providers up-to- date on the latest news and requirements.
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
- August 18, 2022 - 2021-2022 SOL Results Show Continuing Impact of School Closures-This is a Word document.
- August 12, 2022 - Media Advisory: July Board of Education Meetings Rescheduled for August 17-This is a Word document.
- August 4, 2022 - State Superintendent Announces Final Round of Child Care Center Grants-This is a Word document.
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