A study published last year found that a majority of the city’s schools need complete renovations to function as productive learning sites. A recommendation to close two elementary schools will go before the Lynchburg School Board as early as next week.
The Youth Registered Apprenticeship Program, which is offered at more than 30 school divisions across the state, offers students training in fields ranging from machining and construction to dental assisting and culinary arts.
School systems are now allowed to send meals home with kids during the summer instead of requiring students to come to school to eat. This past June, Henry County served a little over 58,000 meals. In June of last year, prior to the rule change, the team served 22,107.
A weeklong program hosted at Virginia Western Community College’s culinary arts facility is a community collaboration with plans to expand.
Teachers and administrators at Martinsville’s Albert Harris Elementary School are pioneering a new approach to student wellness and engagement. On Wednesday, officials invited the community to take part in the official unveiling of the school’s new sensory garden. “The sensory garden was created to provide a unique learning environment,” said STEM teacher Laurie Witt. A […]
The president of the school’s board of visitors said this week that VMI will conduct its own review of whether the institute has interfered with the student newspaper. He earlier had said he had asked the state attorney general’s office to look into the matter.
The state military college has asked the attorney general’s office, which serves as its attorney, to step in after a petition called on VMI to support The Cadet, an independent publication.
Speaking at an annual conference of community college leaders in Roanoke, Chancellor David Doré introduced a strategic plan that includes recruiting adults for short term job-training programs.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is preparing to launch a day care facility to serve its campus community. The Little Cavaliers Early Learning Center in Southwest Virginia will open this fall for children aged 6 weeks through 5 years. The center will be managed and staffed by the YWCA of Northeast Tennessee and […]
About $85 million remains from 2022 General Assembly funding. The grants cover up to 30% of construction and renovation costs for the state’s most financially strapped school divisions.