Daily Archives: January 29, 2016

Feb. 15 is now a full day of school in Chesterfield

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Schools in Chesterfield County were closed four days (Jan. 22 and Jan. 25-27) and opened two hours late two days (Jan. 28-29) because of snow and ice. While meeting the minimum state requirement of 990 hours, the Chesterfield County Public Schools calendar is designed to provide the time necessary for teachers to deliver and students …Read More


Proposed school budget includes salary increase, more school nurses and strategic academic support

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The fiscal year 2017 budget that Superintendent Marcus Newsome proposed last night to the School Board continues to strategically reinvest in and reinvent public education in Chesterfield County. The proposal provides funding for the 2016-17 school year totaling $600 million and marks the first time that investment in public education has reached prerecession levels. In …Read More