The Stafford County School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a fully funded $341.5 million operating budget for fiscal year 2022, which be…
The northern Virginia city of Falls Church has renamed schools honoring Thomas Jefferson and George Mason, founding fathers who also owned slaves.
Both elementary schools in Fredericksburg will serve grades K–5 starting this August.
The board met Monday for the first of three scheduled work sessions during which they must make nearly $2.1 million in cuts in order to balance the budget for fiscal year 2022, which begins July 1.
The Fredericksburg City Council is now considering building a new school (which will cost upwards of $35 million) but council members admit that the only way to pay for it while still paying off the existing debt (which new school borrowing would increase by more than $2 million annually) is a major tax increase.
Fredericksburg City Public School students can return to school four days per week starting as soon as this week.
Superintendent Marci Catlett originally proposed a 4 percent increase for division staff, but was able to increase the raise to 5 percent due to an increase in the amount of funds the division will receive from the state.
How ironic that nearly a year after Gov. Ralph Northam ordered all 133 K-12 public school districts in the commonwealth to close for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year in a futile attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19, he now is ordering them to return for at least some in-person instruction by March 15 and imploring them to offer summer school as well. That’s a big step in the right direction, but such decisions are best made by local school boards, not politicians in Richmond.
The School Board on Monday approved a recommendation from Superintendent Scott Baker to expand in-person learning opportunities from two days a week to four days, starting April 12.
The division is requesting $1.5 million from the county to implement a mid-year salary raise.
The Spotsylvania County School Board is asking the Board of Supervisors for more money to help fully fund the fiscal year 2022 budget.
Several regional county supervisors and school board members facing reelection in November may have to campaign twice for the same office as a…
Superintendent Sara Calveric presented a report on how unspent money from fiscal 2018, 2019 and 2020 could be used to pay for capital improvements to Caroline High School, Caroline Middle School, a building annex and three elementary schools.
Stafford County’s proposed high school No. 6 was once estimated to cost $124.6 million, but supervisors found out last week the price tag has …
The Stafford County school system is delaying the start of hybrid in-person learning for secondary students for one week.
Middle-school students and high school freshmen who chose the hybrid program will return to Stafford school buildings on Feb. 9. High school sophomores, juniors and seniors will return the following week, Feb. 16.
Public schools in Spotsylvania and King George counties will remain virtual for most students through the end of January because of rising COV…
The Spotsylvania County School Board voted Monday evening to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary School.
The Spotsylvania County School Board received more input from the community about whether to change the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary Schoo…
As COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the Fredericksburg region, some school divisions have announced a virtual start to the new semester.
The Spotsylvania County Public Schools postponed Wednesday evening’s public hearing on renaming Robert E. Lee Elementary School.
High school notebook: Westmoreland County decides to pass on winter sports
The Caroline County School Board's strong application reflected its collaborative and professional leadership, focus on equitable and relevant learning experiences for all students, nurturance of positive stakeholder relationships, and use of transparent and clear communication processes and procedures.
The Stafford County Board of Supervisors has approved a request from the School Board to provide one-time stipends of $1,000 to all full-time …
Early elementary students in King George County were to have returned to school buildings for in-person learning four days a week starting thi…