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The Prince William County School Board began their annual evaluation of Superintendent Steven Walts May 23 but took no action on his contract or salary because they are planning another meeting to finish their work. 

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Grace Yeboah-Kodie, a senior at Charles J. Colgan Sr. High School, is among about 2,500 high school seniors to receive a $2,500 scholarship in the 2018 National Merit program. She was named in September as a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.

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With campuses near the Virginia Capitol, Virginia Commonwealth University casts a shadow over the heart of downtown Richmond. Standing out among the campus buildings is the Altria Theater – bearing the name of the tobacco giant, formerly called Philip Morris, that moved its headquarters to R…

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The City of Manassas, Manassas City Public Schools and the Prince William Public Library System will host Manassas Reads from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 at Harris Pavilion in Old Town Manassas.

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Dr. Babur Lateef, a Manassas ophthalmologist and father of four, was appointed interim chairman of the Prince William County School Board Wednesday in a party-line vote. All four Democratically-endorsed members of the school board supported Lateef, while the three Republican-backed board mem…

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RICHMOND – Virginia is taking a step toward teaching children how to recognize and prevent child abuse, abduction, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation after Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill to include age-appropriate instruction in those areas in the state’s family life education curriculum.

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Residents concerned about measures Prince William schools are taking to maintain student safety have two opportunities to hear from local officials, including tonight at Chris Yung Elementary School.

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A Senate committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill to prohibit “lunch shaming” – the practice of singling out students who owe the school cafeteria money or cannot pay for their lunch.

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All Prince William County teachers and staff who work with students will now complete “cultural competency and responsiveness” training in the wake of three high-profile incidents during which Muslim and black students were teased and punished because of racial and religious differences.

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Chainsaw artist Andrew Mallon of AM Sculptures recently immortalized Ace the NOVA Nighthawk in a chainsaw sculpture at the Northern Virginia Community College’s Manassas campus as part of the back-to-school events sponsored by student life.