Welcome to Virginia’s Community of Learning, an education portal for the Commonwealth of Virginia, created and supported by the Virginia Society for Technology in Education. We are currently in development but the site will eventually include an events calendar, a job board, and links to important resources of interest to Virginia’s education community.

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VSTE Content Archives

Capturing content to be shared later has been an important goal of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education. From webinars to newsletter to conference presentations, VSTE provides access to an impressive archive that can be used for professional development. While the materials are posted various places, this page is the best place to start your browsing: VSTE Content Archives

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What Teachers Read in March

Here are the top 10 stories teachers read this month, based on clicks from one of our most popular newsletters, The Teachers Edition. How Diversity Makes Us Smarter Test Prep Dos and Don’ts Getting Higher Scores on Assessments If There’s No Seat at the Table, Make Your Own Table Teaching Parents about the Common Core President […]

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Virginia Schools Earn Flexibility Extension March 30, 2015 Virginia Again Third in Nation in AP Achievement

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U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for Five States through Expedited Decision Process

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that Kentucky, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina and Virginia have each received a four-year renewal for flexibility from provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known a…

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Increasing Transparency and Accountability for Students

Higher education remains the most important investment any person can make in their future. In the several months I’ve been at the U.S. Department of Education, I have had a number of conversations with students and families that have inspired me to double down on our commitment to making college more affordable and accessible. A […]

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Virginia Again Third in Nation in AP Achievement

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Board of Education Approves Expedited Retakes of Elementary & Middle School SOLs

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Join Us in September!

​When Principals and Teacher Leaders work in a coordinated way to improve mathematics instruction, the results for students can be significant. This institute is designed to guide the team’s thinking about the characteristics of high-quality mathematics instruction, and to provide them with strategies to support mathematics instruction school-wide.

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Teaching and Leading at the 5th International Summit on the Teaching Profession

Each March I look forward to joining colleagues from around the world at the International Summit on the Teaching Profession to learn from high-performing and rapidly improving education systems about ways to elevate and enhance the teaching profession in order to improve student learning. I never imagined when we started the International Summit in New […]

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VDOE Announces Mathematics & Science Partnership Grants

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The Pathway to Success at King/Drew Magnet High School

King/Drew Magnet High School isn’t just preparing its students for graduation; it’s preparing them for life. The school may be located in one of the most disadvantaged parts of Los Angeles, California, but its students are reaching for the highest levels in education – and they are succeeding. Students at King/Drew not only gradate in […]

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