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VBCPS achieves record graduation and dropout rates

Not only has Virginia Beach City Public Schools achieved 100 percent Standards of Learning (SOL) accreditation, the school division also achieved its highest on-time graduation rate and lowest dropout rate. Read.

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VBCPS SAT scores lead the region and top the nation

More good news for Virginia Beach City Public Schools: According to the College Board, the VBCPS Class of 2017 outperformed the nation on the SAT for the seventh consecutive year. In addition, the school division’s scores led the region. Read.

Parent Connection announces 2017-2018 workshop series. Read.

Ask questions that help your teen find solutions

The older your teen gets, the less you should tell him what to do. Instead, help him figure it out for himself in a problem-solving session. For the best outcome, explain your concern without accusing. "I worry that the time you spend texting friends doesn't leave you enough time to finish homework." Then ask for your teen's ideas. "How can you change your schedule so you can finish homework by 10:30?" Read.

"It’s been 18 years that I’ve been volunteering with the same teacher. This is our future. They come into your heart and they stay there forever." Read.

Key takeaways from the Digital Innovation Leadership Symposium Read.


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