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February 16, 2017
Albemarle County School Board candidate Julian Waters has a front-row seat to local education issues. He attends Western Albemarle High School. As a minor— Waters turns 18 in September — he also has to rely on friends and family to legally collect the 125 petition signatures that will put him on ...
December 08, 2016
Two key pieces of the $35 million bond referendum for school projects that Albemarle County voters approved last month moved forward Thursday night. The board voted 7-0 to allow RRMM Architects to create detailed drawings and documents that will be provided as part of the request for proposals for the ...
November 09, 2016
Albemarle County Public Schools staff members on Wednesday told a joint meeting of the School Board and Board of Supervisors that the division faces significant revenue shortfalls over the next five years. Assistant Superintendent Matt Haas showed the revenue numbers in a presentation to the boards about the division’s ...
October 13, 2016
Albemarle County Public Schools finished its last school year with $800,000 more than it spent, a Thursday preliminary financial report on fiscal year 2015-16 showed. As with all local government operations that seek to avoid an annual financial deficit, the school division expects to have some surplus funds each ...
August 26, 2016
The Albemarle County School Board wrestled Thursday night with how its high schools will embrace student-directed and experiential learning while adequately assessing knowledge and producing credits that colleges will accept. The discussion comes as school officials are looking to increase high school capacity, either with an addition to Albemarle High ...
March 24, 2016
The Albemarle County school division hopes to fund $35.5 million worth of capital projects in 2017-18 and 2018-19 through a proposed bond referendum this fall. The Albemarle School Board on Thursday voted, 6-0, to approve a preliminary list of projects to inform the Board of Supervisors’ April 13 decision ...
March 11, 2016
Albemarle County pre-K programs are enjoying robust student success rates, but might soon have an issue finding enough space for their students, county schools staff reported Thursday. A presentation to the School Board by county schools, Bright Stars, Title I and Head Start staff showed the programs serve more than ...
June 27, 2013
6:30 PM OPENING ACTIVITIES 1.1 Closed Meeting (5:15 p.m.) Action 1.2 Closed Meeting Certification Action 1.3 Call to Order (6:30) Info 1.4 Pledge of Allegiance Info 1.5 Moment of Silence Info 6:31 PM APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 Approval of ...
June 18, 2013
Last week, the Charlottesville School Board discussed relaxing their requirements for principals in order to allow candidates without teaching experience to fill the top administrative position at city schools. In a heated discussion at their regular meeting on June 13, three of the five board members present supported the change ...
June 13, 2013
6:30 PM OPENING ACTIVITIES 1.1 Closed Meeting (5:15 p.m.) Info 1.2 Closed Meeting Certification Action 1.3 Call to Order (6:30 p.m.) Info 1.4 Pledge of Allegiance Info 1.5 Moment of Silence Info 6:32 PM APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 ...
June 11, 2013
City staff told the Charlottesville School Board last week that the price tag for new science labs at Buford Middle School had increased by more than $700,000. The project, which includes renovations to four labs and the adjacent corridor, was originally slated to cost $692,000, part of a ...
June 04, 2013
After years of talking about increased student involvement with the Albemarle County School Board, it appears that a body of county high school students will be representing their peers at the Board’s business meetings beginning in the fall. This development comes as the result of a May 23 presentation ...