Overhauling gifted education and developing a more diverse teaching staff were among the priorities of stakeholders who attended Charlottesville City Schools’ community forum on equity Tuesday night. At the forum, ideas generated by discussion groups at the first community forum in October and a separate forum for school staff were displayed on four posters in […]
After drawing criticism for removing two members from the State Air Pollution Control Board, Gov. Ralph Northam appointed an Albemarle County resident to fill one of the vacancies.
The proposed Catalyst Accelerator Program would provide workspace, educational programming, mentorship and $20,000 each in grant funding to as many as 20 companies over two years.
Babylon Micro-Farms hopes to bring the technology used by large-scale urban farms to small businesses and individual consumers.
Vu Le was the keynote speaker at the 11th annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon, a fundraising event of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.
The proposed policy would recognize the practice of “tracking” students in leveled courses as a form of institutional racism, “when it contributes to racial disparities in student outcomes.”
Charlottesville Women in Tech hosted the inaugural SWITCH ON! summit Friday at CitySpace. A morning session, open to all community members, featured presentations on the status, needs and accomplishments of women in the Charlottesville technology community. An afternoon session offered a women-only workshop with activities aimed at augmenting professional networks and career opportunities. Speakers at […]
Improving schools’ performance on standardized tests and fixing a “broken” grading system are among Matt Haas’ top priorities as superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools. At a meeting of the county School Board on Thursday, Haas shared his takeaways from a community engagement campaign that he undertook during his first 100 days on the job. […]
On Wednesday a group of local educators, nonprofit executives and business leaders discussed ways to improve Virginia’s early childhood programs with the state’s first chief school readiness officer. Jenna Conway was appointed this summer as chief deputy of the Virginia Department of Education, where she oversees the early childhood initiatives of Va. Gov. Ralph S. […]
At a joint meeting Monday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and the county School Board continued their discussion of policy changes that would allow the county to develop school and community facilities through public-private partnerships. “As we evolve this community, as we entertain economic development, as we encounter more complex projects, [public-private partnerships] really […]