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According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 3.1 million teachers in the United States. Out of all those millions of teachers, at least according to the National Council for the Social Studies, the No. 1 middle school history teacher in the country works right here in Chesterfield County Public… Full Article

Five Chesterfield County schools are among the 59 K-12 schools in Virginia to have received 2018 Purple Star designation for their support of military children and their families. Curtis Elementary, Hopkins Elementary, Spring Run Elementary, Carver College and Career Academy and Matoaca High were the only schools in the Richmond-metro area to earn the special… Full Article

The Chesterfield County School Board today unanimously voted to appoint Dr. Mervin B. Daugherty as the new Superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Dr. Daugherty’s appointment is effective Nov. 1, so that he is able to start the new 2018-19 school year with his current school district. A former Delaware Superintendent of the Year, Dr…. Full Article

The Chesterfield County School Board today appointed Donald R. Fairheart the school division’s Interim Superintendent, effective June 1. Fairheart is currently Chief of Staff for Chesterfield County Public Schools, a position he has held since joining the school division in 2016. Fairheart will replace outgoing Superintendent Dr. James Lane, who last week was appointed by… Full Article

The Chesterfield County School Board announced today that it intends to appoint former Middlesex County School Superintendent Donald “Rusty” Fairheart as Chesterfield County Public Schools’ interim superintendent during a special-called meeting on May 29. Fairheart has served as Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Chief of Staff, with oversight of day-to-day operations, since joining the school division… Full Article

MANCHESTER_PROVIDENCE_ONLY_ADJUSTMENT-FOR WEBSITE Size: 726.95 kb Format : PDF Preview 0327 CTC CBG Size: 3.45 mb Format : PDF Preview 0329 Manchester to PVMS Size: 1.95 mb Format : PDF Preview Middle School CBG Action Plan School board letter on CBG Providing a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment for students remains a primary goal for… Full Article

The School Board unanimously approved on Feb. 12 an elementary school redistricting plan for the Bermuda District that will balance student enrollments, alleviate overcrowding at some elementary schools and begin to create more neighborhood-friendly feeder patterns within the Bermuda District. “The opening of a replacement Enon Elementary School during the 2018-19 school year afforded us… Full Article

The Code of Virginia requires that a school division provide 990 instructional hours during the course of one school year. State funding can be withheld if a school division does not meet this state law. To date, Chesterfield County students have missed six full instructional days and have had a two-hour delay. As a result… Full Article

Chesterfield County Public Schools recently received the 2017 Greater Richmond Fit4Kids Trailblazer Award. The school division was selected because of the adoption of a comprehensive School Board wellness policy that includes physical, psychological and social-emotional well-being. “Medical research has linked physical activity to immediate and long-term benefits associated with healthy lifestyles and academic performance,” Bermuda… Full Article

The Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation recognized five Chesterfield County Public Schools teachers with 2017 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence during a regional ceremony Monday night. Seven other Chesterfield County teachers were recognized as finalists for the award. Together, these 12 Chesterfield County teachers will receive approximately $38,650 in professional development grants. The educators… Full Article