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Applications for NOVEC scholarships due March 15

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives are offering higher-education scholarships to public, private, and home-schooled high school seniors whose families receive electricity from electric cooperatives. Online applications at novec.com for NOVEC's scholarships are due Sunday, March 15, 2020. VMDAEC applications are due Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Students may apply to both organizations.

UVA School of Medicine reports largest NIH research grant in school’s history

The University of Virginia School of Medicine reports it has received $146.3 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health in fiscal 2019, the largest amount in the school’s history. In one notable milestone, the federal Food and Drug Administration just approved an artificial pancreas developed at UVA to free people with type 1 diabetes from the painful ritual of daily needlesticks.

When you want or need Va. Coop. Extension advice or expertise, what’s the best way to get it?

Prince William Virginia Cooperative Extension office (VCE) is conducting a situation analysis survey in the Greater Prince William community to find out how to structure its educational services to best meet the public's preferred delivery method.

Teacher arrested over cell phone incident with student

On January 16, the School Resource Officer (SRO) at Potomac Middle School, located at 3130 Panther Pride Dr. in Dumfries (22026), was notified of an alleged assault by a teacher against a student that was reported to have occurred earlier that day.

Educators invited to apply for innovative arts & humanities program at Va. museum

This prestigious year-long program is exclusively for educators in the state of Virginia who work in 4th-12th grade art, social studies, language arts, gifted & talented, special education, and ESL / ELL classrooms as well as those who teach as school librarians and media specialists.

Va. Tech snags Cornell engineering dean to lead new Innovation Campus in Alexandria

Lance R. Collins, Cornell University's Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, has been selected as the inaugural vice president and executive director of Virginia Tech’s new Innovation Campus in Alexandria.

Va. Tech snags Cornell engineering dean to lead new Innovation Campus in Alexandria

Lance R. Collins, Cornell University's Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, has been selected as the inaugural vice president and executive director of Virginia Tech’s new Innovation Campus in Alexandria.

Gar-Field teen charged with taking knife to school

On January 29, the School Resource Officer (SRO) at Gar-Field High School, located at 14000 Smoketown Rd. in Woodbridge (22192), was notified about a student who was in possession of a weapon on school grounds.

VDOE launches #GoOpenVA open educational resources platform

James Lane, Virginia's Superintendent of Public Instruction, has announced the launch of #GoOpenVA, an online platform allowing Virginia educators and schools to access and share teacher-created digital open educational resources.

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