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Beach Schools might move Adult Learning Center, sell building by Town Center

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School officials have proposed moving their Adult Learning Center out of a building near Town Center and into unused space at the Renaissance Academy about...

School Board approves new business academy at Kempsville

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The Virginia Beach School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the creation of an entrepreneurship and business academy at Kempsville High School, clearing the way for...

Virginia Beach schools add protections for gay, transgender students

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Discrimination and harassment targeting one's sexual orientation and gender identity are now explicitly forbidden under revised policies for students and staff in the Virginia Beach School...

Young students see ‘The Force’ of digital learning

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The sounds of squeaky, rainy day boots mixed with laughter and chatter on a recent morning at Kingston Elementary School. Teachers and staff worked the...

Childcare directors improve their business in Beach program

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Melissa Wilson and Colby Heard both run child care centers in Virginia Beach, and both summarized their duties in one word: “Everything,” Wilson said, laughing. “That’s an easy...

Great Neck Middle School gets national spotlight

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At Great Neck Middle School, teachers focus on making sure students are engaged and learning life skills, not just memorizing facts in a textbook, Principal Gene Solter...

Landstown Middle plants new, earthy learning space

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The newest classroom at Landstown Middle School will give students plenty to chew on. It grows vegetables. The 14,000 square-foot venue, one of the few outdoor classrooms...