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The U.S. Department of Education today named Midlothian High School a National Blue Ribbon School, one of only 362 schools out of approximately 135,000 public and private schools to be honored with this recognition nationwide.


Eleven Chesterfield County schools were honored today with 2019 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards recognizing advanced learning and achievement. The awards recognized Virginia’s public schools that exceeded minimum state and federal accountability standards and achieved excellence in education goals established by the Governor and state Board of Education. Eligible schools and school divisions earn… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board on Tuesday night took action to support and advance three elementary school construction plans, which are designed to replace older facilities and help address increases in student enrollment in the western part of Chesterfield County. The School Board approved the inclusion of a new 360 West elementary school in its… Full Article


Hopkins Elementary Principal Dr. Lisa Hill has been named Chesterfield County Public Schools’ recipient of the 2019 R.E.B. Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership.  The R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership recognize central Virginia principals who go beyond day-to-day demands to create an exceptional educational environment for students and staff members. “Dr. Hill is a true… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board agreed on a ranking of 12 unfunded priorities that members believe would result in safer schools, more equitable educational opportunities for all students and support for staff members. The action came as part of the approval of a $672.2 million Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget that includes a 3 percent… Full Article


The public service of more than 850 School Board members across Virginia will be celebrated throughout February as part of the Virginia School Board Association’s annual School Board Appreciation Month. This year’s theme, Leading for Success, reflects a top responsibility of local School Board members as they advocate for public education with local, state and… Full Article


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


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