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VDOE Names Em Cooper as Deputy Superintendent of Teaching and Learning

EdNews Virginia | April 24, 2024 Em Cooper will serve as Virginia’s deputy superintendent of teaching and learning, the state’s Department of Education has announced. Cooper most recently worked in Louisiana, serving as deputy assistant superintendent of educator development. Louisiana’s Department of Education oversees more than 170 school systems that serve over 700,000 students. “I

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Virginia School District Celebrates ‘Transgender and Non-Binary Youth’

EdNews Virginia | March 4, 2024 In a Friday afternoon email, Arlington Public Schools announced the district will observe a “National Day of Reading: A Celebration of Stories Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Youth” on Monday, March 4. The email did not include opt-out information for parents. EdNews Virginia emailed the district’s spokesman on Saturday with

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‘Catholic Schools Week’ Celebrated in Virginia

EdNews Virginia | February 4, 2024 Catholic Schools Week was celebrated January 28 through February 3 in Virginia and nationwide. The week has been observed annually since 1974, according to the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA). “Every year, I’m joyfully reminded that Catholic Schools Week is a jubilant celebration and joyous recognition of the transformative

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‘Virginia School Choice Week’ Celebrated in Arlington

Pictured: Nathan Brinkman, Ginny Gentles & Steven Mosley With Governor Youngkin’s School Choice Week Proclamation EdNews Virginia | February 2, 2024 EdReform Virginia’s 2nd annual School Choice Week event drew more than 70 attendees Saturday evening. The event, held at Arlington’s Rocklands Barbecue and Grilling Company, featured remarks from a variety of speakers on the

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ICYMI: Nathan Brinkman Talks School Choice on WMAL’s O’Connor & Company

EdNews Virginia | January 26, 2024 EdReform Virginia Executive Director Nathan Brinkman joined WMAL’s O’Connor & Company on Monday to discuss the issue of school choice in the Old Dominion State. Governor Glenn Youngkin formally recognized January 21–27 as “School Choice Week” in Virginia. “He put out a wonderful, official proclamation emphasizing the importance of

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Virginia School Choice Week Is January 21–27

EdNews Virginia | January 18, 2024 January 21–27 is “Virginia School Choice Week,” Governor Glenn Youngkin has declared. In a proclamation, the governor notes that “students have different needs and learning styles, and a one-size-fits-all delivery of education does not serve the myriad needs of all families.” National School Choice Week (NSCW) aims to highlight

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