Benjamin F. Yancey Elementary School and its predecessors have anchored Southern Albemarle’s African-American community for almost 150 years. In 2017, Albemarle County closed the school in response to low enrollment and a loss of funding.
As the cost of housing in Charlottesville continues to increase, City Council has been briefed on a needs assessment intended to inform policy changes to increase the number of affordable units within the city’s borders. “I know of a couple members of Charlottesville advisory boards recently who have moved to the county because they […]
After facing the possibility of closure in 2013, big changes are nearing completion at the historic Barrett Early Learning Center. Formerly known as the Janie Porter Barrett Day Nursery, Barrett is the longest-operating preschool in Virginia. It was founded in 1935 with federal funding from the Works Progress Administration. The program moved to its current […]
Regional business leaders on Tuesday evening shared their advice for building positive workplace relationships and achieving goals at the Charlottesville debut of the global business lecture series DisruptHR. DisruptHR is a franchise that has hosted events in more than 120 cities with the goal of inspiring innovation in the human resources field. The event features […]
A local nonprofit that seeks to promote early childhood education hosted a picnic for local preschoolers on Thursday at the Charlottesville Sprint Pavilion, celebrating another year of the Play Partners program. “We feel like we’re making a great impact on the community, and we’re celebrating the culmination of everything the program and kids have achieved […]