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RCPS board opts to leave Virginia School Board Assoc. for more conservative group

The Rockingham County School Board will leave the well-established Virginia School Boards Association in favor of a newer, more conservative group.

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A half-dozen temporarily banned books return to circulation in Rockingham Co. Schools

The Rockingham County School Board returned six more books to library and classroom shelves following their temporary removal earlier this year — but not without dissent from the board member who compiled the list of books to review. 

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With schools’ book selection policies already in place, librarians tell board that a county-wide approach is too broad

Rockingham County school librarians told the school board Tuesday that established policies they crafted already give parents control over content their children can access, while also being flexible to serve the needs of diverse populations of students.

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Rockingham school board deviates from its own book challenge process with temporary ban

In the days after the newly instated Rockingham County Board of Education made two decisions Monday, many teachers, parents and students found themselves in the crosshairs of culture wars, as teachers are now required to remove certain books and report student nicknames.

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Del. Tony Wilt wins reelection by 60-40 margin

Del. Tony Wilt (R) has comfortably won reelection to another two-year term in the Virginia House of Delegates, with unofficial results from across the district showing him up more than 4,400 votes with only absentee and provisional ballots from Rockingham County not yet reported.

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