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CFVI Offering Youth Virtual Learning Support Grants

In recognition of the challenges faced by many families with children enrolled in schools with distance learning requirements, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is offering grants to support virtual learning for school-based academic programs.
Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin explains changes in school organizations. (Photo submitted by V.I. Department of Education)

Department of Education: Grading Not Suspended for 2020-2021 School Year

Students with devices will be graded on completed class assignments and tests, while students without devices will receive oral assessments via telephone contact from their teachers.

UVI Bulletin Board for September

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

WTJX Educational Programming for Pre-K Through 3rd Grade Ready to Help Virtual Learning

As schools reopen, WTJX will be sharing some of the educational programming on its television and web platforms available to parents and teachers.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVI No. 7 Top School Among Southern Regional...

Ranking factors include graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources per student, alumni giving rate, graduate indebtedness and social mobility.

UVI to Now Offer Minor in Data Science, Partially Funded by Cane Bay Partners...

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Science and Mathematics will now be offering a minor in data science, supported, in part, by donations provided by Cane Bay Partners VI LLLP.

Wheatley Skill Center to Hold Virtual Orientation Sept. 17; Registration Opens for CTE Students

The Raphael O. Wheatly Skill Center will hold a virtual orientation for its Career and Technical Education (CTE) students at 10 a.m. on Sept. 17 on Zoom.

Department of Education Gives Parents School Email Addresses

Parents of public-school students may contact their children's schools by using the email addresses shown below.
Government House spokesman Richard Motta gives updates at Monday’s Government House press briefing. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Administration Reminds Families About P-EBT, Shares Data on Pandemic Cases, Unemployment

The Department of Human Services continues to issue P-EBT cards to families of students who are eligible. To date, the Virgin Islands Department of Labor has issued 36,291 unemployment insurance checks.
Members of the Board of Education answer senators' questions during Tuesday's hearing. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

V.I. Board of Education Welcomes Teachers and Students to Opening of School Year

The VIBE publicly affirms its commitment to its statutory responsibility for overseeing and ensuring the proper management, maintenance and operation of schools.

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