“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” — Plato
There is something special about new beginnings. From new beginnings spring hope, encouragement and optimism. After the past several days, we can all use a new beginning: Last week, we experienced a 5.8 magnitude earthquake, and this past weekend we endured the fury [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board has scheduled these meetings on Aug. 23: At 4:30 p.m. at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, the Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss hiring specific employees of the board. The School Board will [...]
Adequate yearly progress results are announced
Six Title I schools are among the 20 Chesterfield County elementary schools to make adequate yearly progress for 2011-12 under federal No Child Left Behind legislation, the Virginia Department of Education announced today. Across the school system, the percentage of all students passing state-mandated tests ranged from 92 percent [...]
School calendar includes nine early-release dates and slightly longer school days
On nine days in the coming school year, Chesterfield County students will be dismissed three hours early. Also for the 2011-12 year, school days will start a few minutes earlier and end a few minutes later than previous years.
These strategic changes to the [...]