Javaid Siddiqi (right), Virginia deputy secretary of education, chats with Harrisonburg High School junior America Mendoza, 15, at lunch during Siddiqi’s tour of city schools on Tuesday. Siddiqi said some of the city’s programs could be models for other school systems. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Harrisonburg City Schools Superintendent Scott Kizner gives Javaid Siddiqi (left), Virginia deputy secretary of education, a tour of the STEM program at Harrisonburg High School on Tuesday. Freshman Karan Chalishajar, 15, (foreground) works on a school project as they speak.
Harrisonburg High School Principal Tracy Shaver (right) escorts Javaid Siddiqi, Virginia deputy secretary of education, around his school Tuesday afternoon.