Mar 20, 2024 - News

🌊 The Current: Hanover teacher receives $25,000 teaching prize

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ğŸŽ Travis Dodds, a science teacher at Atlee High School, was presented with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award yesterday. (WRIC)

  • Dubbed the "Oscars of Teaching," a California-based nonprofit honors 75 teachers a year with the award, including an English teacher in Alexandria, who was also a recipient this year.

🏛️ John Reid, WRVA's conservative morning talk show host, is considering a run for lieutenant governor in 2025, if the GOP nomination is open. (Times-Dispatch)

Black students in Powhatan County are calling on the School Board to do more about racism, including regular use of racial slurs, in the district's schools. (Times-Dispatch)

  • The Board plans to look at how they can tweak policies to address it in upcoming months.
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