Set to launch in the coming weeks, The Drop allows parents who have extra breast milk to share it with parents and babies in need.
“Breastfeeding is not free,” said Dr. Irène Mathieu, a Charlottesville pediatrician. She said that low-income parents and those who don’t get parental leave or space at work to pump breast milk are having the most difficult time.
As of May, only 67 students were enrolled in CCS Virtual, Katina Otey, the district’s chief academic officer, said. The number of students interested in continuing online next year is lower still — only 15.
Seventh-grader Christopher Early, who marched with classmates Friday, said he is afraid. As a Black kid, the shootings left him worried about the chances of a similar tragedy happening again, possibly to him.
Vic Garber, deputy director of Parks and Recreation, says he hasn’t seen a staff shortage this severe in his 10 years at the department.
Virginia legislators prepare to battle over abortion rights.
For many, having a “birth sister” can make a big difference for their health and well-being while pregnant and giving birth.
The School Board now has until August to decide if it will allow the new union to operate.
It’s possible to fund the school renovations without raising taxes — but that could mean postponing things like sidewalk repairs, road paving, and new affordable housing projects.
Teachers and even principals are pitching in to fill the gaps. Schools have also changed the requirements for substitute teachers, increased pay and are looking to increase hiring.