Virginia Lawmakers will unveil their support for year-round schools. According to several school districts across the United States and abroad year round schools work well.
From Danny Friedman:
Who: Senator Donald McEachin, Senator Marsh, Delegate Robin Dance to be joined by Delegates Yost, Hodges, O’Quinn. The legislators will be joined by representatives of the Lynchburg, Petersburg and Henrico school systems including Henrico School Superintendent Dr. Kinlaw, Petersburg Schools Superintendent Dr. Joseph Melvin and City of… Lynchburg Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Brabrand.
When: TUESDAY, January 21 at 11:00 AM
Where: Senate Room 1
Why: The legislators will discuss budget amendments to fund year-round schooling programs in the Commonwealth. Legislators worked together to introduce budget amendments to allow more schools to apply for grants to support year round schooling. Year-round schooling has been demonstrated to improve student performance, especially in schools with high percentages of at-risk students.
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