Virginia Department of Education
News & Announcements
- January 16, 2019 – Virginia Schools Earn High Marks in Recent National Studies
- January 4, 2019 – Governor Northam and Virginia Council on Women Announce 8th Annual STEM Essay Contest
- January 3, 2019 – Virginia Receives $9.9 Million Federal Preschool Development Grant to Unify and Strengthen Early Childhood Education
- December 18, 2018 – Governor Ralph Northam Unveils Budget Amendments for the 2018–2020 Biennium to the Joint Money Committees
- December 13, 2018 – Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Add School Counselors and Improve School Safety
- December 11, 2018 – Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest $268.7 Million in New Money for K-12 Education
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Virginia Council on Women STEM Essay Contest
The Council will award at least five $5,000 scholarships to female high school juniors and seniors seeking to pursue a STEM degrees. Entry deadline for the STEM Essay Contest is February 22.
2019 General Assembly
VDOE tracks and reports on proposed legislation, bills and resolutions of interest to superintendents, school division personnel, parents and other stakeholders. Stay apprised of proposed education bills and resolutions through weekly tracking reports during the session.
January is Mentoring Month
Did you know that in 2006, the General Assembly – through House Joint Resolution No. 229 – designating the month of January as Mentoring Month in Virginia? Visit the Virginia General Assembly to learn more about the Mentoring Month designation.