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Jeff Katz
May 02, 2019 - 3:58 pm
The Florida House voted Tuesday in support of legislation allowing districts to arm teachers, and the bill has now been sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) desk. Click here for more details.
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April 17, 2019 - 2:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the 16 high schools that will get extra money to spend on career and technical education equipment upgrades. The schools are located around the state and will each get $37,500. The types of equipment the schools will upgrade or purchase...
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March 22, 2019 - 8:18 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Public schools in Charlottesville, Virginia, remain closed as authorities investigate a racist threat that was posted online. News outlets report that the system's nine schools were closed Thursday and Friday out of precaution after authorities told school officials of...
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March 21, 2019 - 9:17 am
Charlottesville, VA _ All Charlottesville public schools were closed Thursday after a concerned citizen made police aware of a possible online threat against one of the schools. The school system released the following statement late Wednesday: "The Charlottesville Police Department and other...
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December 20, 2018 - 11:51 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials have held ground-breaking ceremonies for three new schools in Richmond. Mayor Levar Stoney, schools Superintendent Jason Kamras and other city officials broke ground Wednesday on two new elementary schools and one new middle school. Stoney said the schools' designs...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
December 13, 2018 - 11:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants to boost state spending on school counselors as a way to keep kids safer. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to hire more school...
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Newsradio WRVA
December 11, 2018 - 8:57 am
Richmond, VA (Newsradio 1140wrva.com) -- VDOT is focusing on secondary and neighborhood roads now that the primary roads are in pretty good shape following a foot of snow. The concern remains icy patches following a partial thaw Monday. VDOT crews, who are still working 12-hour shifts, will use...
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(Henrico County Public Schools)
September 20, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Henrico, Va. Sept. 20, 2018 – Henrico County plans to construct a new J.R. Tucker High School and a new Highland Springs High School, replacing two of its oldest public high schools with modern facilities. Each new school is expected to cost $80 million and begin construction in fall 2019, with a...
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September 17, 2018 - 4:01 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Funnel clouds abound in Central Virginia, lots of rotation in the sky. Tornado warnings are in place for most Counties and Cities in Central Virginia (that includes Amelia, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan & Richmond). Meteorologists are watching multiple storm...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
August 31, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Chesterfield County Public Schools provides nutritious breakfasts and lunches in every school. Based on household size and income, students may qualify for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program and/or the School Breakfast Program. Online submission of applications is...
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