Virginia education leaders gather for annual meeting

Education-News1WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) _ Education leaders from across Virginia are gathering in Williamsburg for the annual convention of the Virginia School Boards Association. More than 1,000 school board members, superintendents, division administrators, education officials and others are scheduled to attend the three-day convention that begins Wednesday. Officials say the event provides school division leadership the opportunity to learn about nationwide and statewide trends, meet key policy officials and learn new best management practice. The convention will include professional development workshops, a student achievement fair and an exhibition of school architecture. The group of Virginia school boards promotes excellence in public education through advocacy, training and services.

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