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February 07, 2018
At the second Future of Learning Forum, University of Virginia faculty and local schoolteachers spoke about the present shortcomings of public education, and shared ideas for changing the status quo. The forum, held Wednesday at the Darden School of Business, was organized by the Darden Education Club, the Education Council ...
July 29, 2017
On the third floor of the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, a team of Albemarle County high-schoolers is in the midst of redesigning innovative spaces for students and faculty as part of what the county school division is calling the Project Pool. The concept of the Project ...
June 09, 2017
A class of Henley Middle School students in Albemarle County has been working to improve their school for future students. “This year we asked, ‘What are some things at Henley that drive you crazy?’” said Lisa Boyce, who co-teaches an entrepreneurship class at Henley with Adam Kuchta. Twenty-seven eighth-grade students ...
April 13, 2017
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and several young social entrepreneurs spoke to local students on Thursday at the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Youth Summit, a student-organized event that focused on empowering young people to start businesses and take on societal problems. The Youth Summit brought about 850 students from public and ...
September 14, 2016
Albemarle County Public Schools learned Wednesday that they fell short of winning a $10 million grant from XQ: The Super School Project. But school officials said entering the nationwide competition to redesign high school education generated ideas that will shape the division’s schools in the years ahead. Chad Ratliff ...
September 29, 2015
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September 06, 2015
Keaton Wadzinski, a third-year student at the University of Virginia, wants to improve the education system. The catch, however, is that he doesn’t think it’s broken. Rather, the 20-year-old social innovation major from Franklin, Tennessee, wants to integrate an entrepreneurial mindset into the educational problem-solving process in an ...