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Public art/Reston Town Center

Online Access for All –  Is there a digital divide among Virginia public school students? Virginia Del. Scott Surovell thinks so.  That is why the he has proposed a bill that would require — and aid students in getting — a computer at home by 2017. [WUSA9]

Virginia Education Getting Its Own Progress Report?  — The Virginia Board of Education is requesting that the state General Assembly approve $600,000 in the next biennial budget to pay for extra testing and administration fees so Virginia can get  its own state-level results in the next administration of the international test known as PISA, which compares performance in math, science and reading for students around the world. [Washington Post]

Why No Women in Top Offices? — Does the commonwealth have a glass ceiling? Maybe. Virginia has never elected a woman as governor or U.S. senator, and only one woman, former Attorney General Mary Sue Terry, has ever won statewide office. [Washington Post].

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Jimmy Bierman is running for the seat of Dranesville District supervisor (courtesy Stephen Barrett and Moore Campaigns) The Dranesville District seat on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has its…

Reston Association board member Glenn Small resigned late last month (courtesy RA) Reston Association is seeking to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of board member Glenn Small. In…

The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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