Sloan to seek Blue Ridge seat on BOS
By K.A. WAGONER - Staff Writer
Craig Sloan of Ferrum will seek election to the Blue Ridge District seat on the Franklin County Board of Supervisors being vacated by Bobby Thompson at the end of this year.
Sloan, 43, is a 20-year veteran of the Rocky Mount Police Department.
In his current position as a school resource officer at Franklin County High School, Sloan is surrounded by young people who inspire him to make a difference every day.
DOE awards teacher grants
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has awarded nine partnership grants totaling more than $1.6 million to increase the content knowledge and sharpen the classroom skills of teachers in science and mathematics.
The Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grants will allow public and private colleges and universities to provide professional development to teachers in an effort to reduce achievement gaps in math and science among student groups, while raising achievement of all students.
Franklin County public schools is one of 27 school divisions receiving funds for secondary mathematics professional development.