Plans for renewed Yancey revealed
by | Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 11:18 p.m.
Thursday marked a turning point for Albemarle County’s smallest school, where dwindling enrollment rates and an aging infrastructure have threatened the building’s operations for more than a decade.
A citizen advisory committee, tasked earlier this year with assessing additional uses for the building in the county’s sleepy southern corner, presented its final report to the county’s Board of Supervisors and school board at a joint meeting.
At a recent parent information session at Cale Elementary, Albemarle County Schools staff introduced a proposal to pilot a dual language immersion program. The school curriculum would not change, but instruction would occur half the time in English and half ...Vote Now