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More than 200 immigrant families identified as needing assistance with virtual learning

Related Articles: Immigrant families express difficulties with virtual learning How a Charlottesville faith-based organization assists local neighborhood with virtual learning Health District OK with reopening Charlottesville schools prior to January  The 12 Charlottesville children who on a recent morning played on the playground at Friends Quaker Meeting as they took part of the facility’s learning […]

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Here’s a highlight of Charlottesville City Schools’ reopening plans

Charlottesville Superintendent Rosa Atkins on Thursday evening recommended that the School Board vote at its Nov. 19 meeting on the division’s in-person reopening plan. Atkins made a presentation to the School Board and based her recommendation on the COVID-19 committee that was tasked to come up with the division’s in-person return to school plans. Under the COVID-19 plan, […]

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LIVE: Election Day Updates

Though more than 2.7 million Virginians have voted prior to Election Day, polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. this evening. Many counties and cities within the 5th Congressional District reported that around 40% or more of registered voters already voted via mail-in ballots or early voting. While the Albemarle County registrar estimates […]

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Immigrant families express difficulties with virtual learning

Related Articles: Shockwaves of COVID-19 shutdowns hits region’s immigrant community A hidden crisis: Charlottesville’s immigrant Latino families are not making ends meet Charlottesville resident Mughanda Sheria supervises the virtual learning of four children while still multitasking other things, like taking care of her toddler, cooking and cleaning her three-bedroom apartment. Sheria also works part-time and […]

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How a Charlottesville faith-based organization assists local neighborhood with virtual learning

When Charlottesville City Schools opted not to reopen in-person, faith-based organization Abundant Life Ministries took matters into its own hands to assist parents with virtual learning. “We knew there was going to be a change, so we surveyed  families and asked if that’s something they’d be interested in or find helpful,” said the Rev. Dr. […]

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Health District OK with reopening Charlottesville schools prior to January 

Related Articles: Charlottesville could return to in-person public school as early as October In split vote, Albemarle School Board expands in-person learning Charlottesville City Schools violated anti-discrimination policy, School Board member says The Charlottesville School Board is weighing a recommendation from the school division’s reopening committee to defer the resumption of in-person learning to January, […]

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Charlottesville City Schools committee recommends staying virtual until January

Related Articles: Local parents abandon public schools as they worry about children’s mental well-being, childcare, virtual learning  City parents with younger children say they face challenges with virtual learning Charlottesville City Schools violated anti-discrimination policy, School Board member says Charlottesville City Schools announced Wednesday evening that the committee tasked to develop plans for in-person instruction […]

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Local parents abandon public schools as they worry about children’s mental well-being, childcare, virtual learning 

Related Articles: In split vote, Albemarle School Board expands in-person learning Charlottesville City Schools violated anti-discrimination policy, School Board member says Charlottesville City Schools no longer consider reopening in-person in October Former Albemarle County Public Schools parent Kelsey Parente said she has lost confidence in the public school system due to the way education plans […]

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In split vote, Albemarle School Board expands in-person learning

Related Articles: Area public schools won’t say who will be notified if students test positive for COVID School divisions reopening plans differ in how they will handle special needs students Albemarle superintendent seeks approval to expand in-person learning beginning Nov. 9 After several hours of discussion Thursday night, the Albemarle County School Board at nearly […]