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The Chesterfield County School Board recently approved the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. The calendar accompanies this news release and is also available online at mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/calendars/. Here are highlights: Classes begin Sept. 2, the first Tuesday after Labor Day, and end June 12. Nov. 4 is a parent-teacher conference day. Thanksgiving break is Nov…. Full Article


PERTINENT INFORMATION: Several years ago, Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) conducted an extensive curriculum management audit of the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS). PDK’s principle governance recommendation was to revise the School Board’s policies – particularly, but not only, those policies relating to curriculum and instruction. At the direction of the School Board and Superintendent, a… Full Article


Superintendent Marcus Newsome presented his FY 2015 budget proposal tonight during the Chesterfield County School Board meeting. Calling the proposal “a springboard toward reinvesting in education in Chesterfield County,” Dr. Newsome said it is time to start restoring what the recession took away from public education in Chesterfield County: “For the past five years, we… Full Article


The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee will meet 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 30 in the… Full Article


Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may meet with faith community leaders during an 8-9:30 a.m. breakfast on Jan. 22 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a retreat 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Castleberry Room of the Highlands, 8136 Highland… Full Article


Last night during its first meeting of 2014, the Chesterfield County School Board elected a chair and vice chair and scheduled meetings for the rest of the year. Dianne Smith, who represents the Clover Hill District, will serve as chair for 2014. Carrie Coyner, who represents the Bermuda District, will serve as vice chair. The… Full Article


The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.


Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a regional pinning ceremony at 5 p.m. Jan. 9 at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave. The ceremony honors teachers who have achieved National Board certification. This year, 11 additional Chesterfield teachers achieved National Board certification and one… Full Article