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Beach schools event to feature more than 170 colleges, financial aid talks

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It may seem like the school year has only begun, but the first round of college applications is due in just three weeks. On Tuesday, Virginia Beach Public...

In search of fairness, schools contemplate grading changes

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A Virginia Beach Schools committee tasked with reviewing grading policies across the district will seek feedback from parents and others at a forum in...

Schools’ budget process begins soon. Watch these dates:

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The Virginia Beach School Board adopted its budget calendar for next fiscal year (2016-2017) on Tuesday. Here are some important dates to help you follow...

With careers in mind, Beach students consider options

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Years before they pick a college, hundreds of Virginia Beach 8th-graders face an equally weighty decision for their future: What specialized public school academy will they attend the...

Virginia Beach schools cutting energy use, spending

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The Virginia Beach School District is spending less on energy, thanks in part to more efficient systems and behavioral changes as simple as turning the...

‘Little’ libraries pop up in Virginia Beach

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Lynnhaven Elementary School has joined the Little Free Library movement. The small, outdoor stations provide an easy, free way for students to find new books...
A school bus was involved in an accident on Friday, Jan. 22. (Courtesy of vbschools.com)

Beach schools add aging bus fleet to its budget priorities

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Virginia Beach Public Schools officials say the district needs to do more to update its aging bus fleet. The district has 750 buses that carry...

Beach students learn math, reasoning through cards

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Every Monday, fourth- and fifth-grade gifted students at Landstown Elementary School play and learn a game that's more often associated with their grandparents' generation: bridge. The...