Rockbridge County Public Schools joins several local school boards in offering a course on African American history.
Local high school teachers share concerns about student usage of AI powered technology like ChatGPT on assignments.
Lexington City Schools approved a proposed 2024 budget last week that focuses on higher wages for teachers and staff.
Virginia public school superintendents were blindsided by financial mistakes at the state level. Those errors will hurt local school budgets.
The division received $4 million in state funding and has until 2024 to spend it on pandemic recovery efforts, like extra tutoring programs and school counselors.
The Lexington City School Board will soon be selected by election rather than appointed by the City Council.
Lexington and Rockbridge County Public Schools will administer new winter growth assessments for students this school year. The Virginia Dept. of Education added the new test after most school divisions reported test score drops after the pandemic.
The Rockbridge County School Board approved the $2.8 million overhaul.
There are no teachers of color in Rockbridge County or Lexington City Public schools. The local NAACP chapter is raising awareness and introducing new incentives to change that.
Faculty and staff of Rockbridge County schools hope that renovating the Floyd S. Kay Career and Technical Education Center and updating programs will spark more student interest in CTE.