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July 23, 2014
While Albemarle County grapples with the ownership of a preschool program for at-risk youth, Charlottesville City Schools is taking a different approach. In a school division where over half of the students receive free or reduced lunch, not only do the City schools fully administer their own program for four-year-olds ...
May 30, 2014
On Monday, the Charlottesville City Council will receive an update on the strategic planning process. Part of that work, City Manager Maurice Jones said, is the Blue Ribbon Commission’s report on sustainable school funding. “The strategic plan helps us identify where we want to be over the next three ...
May 21, 2014
Some Charlottesville City Schools students might be attending class in a different location in the near future. On Monday, the Charlottesville City Council voted to spend $595,000 on a move that would relocate the Henry Avenue Learning Center—the division’s alternative school for 6th through 12th ...
May 08, 2013
Following a $3 million allocation by Charlottesville City Council to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, city students could be learning and designing in state-of-the-art science labs as early as February 2014. Construction of the new facilities at Buford Middle School and Charlottesville High School, which are being ...
December 20, 2012
The benefits of the proposed Sunset-Fontaine Connector might not be as significant as once thought, Albemarle County planning staff said Tuesday. The connector road was called for in the 2004 Southern Urban Area B Study, which produced a framework for, among other things, transportation plans in an area near the ...
Crews at the University of Virginia recently replaced pedestrian-activated "in-pavement crosswalk lighting markers" with signals called "rectangular rapidly flashing beacons." The city plans to replace its in-pavement signals over time with the new beacons because the in-ground ones cost more ...Vote Now