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.
“You can’t invest in housing without also investing in schools,” said Shymora Cooper. “The same kids that need housing are the same kids that are going to the schools that need the money.”
Elsa Coffey, a freshman at CHS, noticed some students who stopped wearing their masks on March 1, but quickly went back to masking when they realized they were in the minority.
Charlottesville City Schools superintendent told community members that while positive cases have been declining in recent weeks, community transmission is still classified as high in the district.
A subcommittee in the General Assembly killed three House bills Friday that could help fund Charlottesville’s school reconfiguration project. Delegates will get a second chance to approve similar bills later this month.
Virginia’s Senate passed bills this week that would allow local governments to use revenue from sales tax increases to fund school construction projects. Lawmakers suspect legislation could pass the House too.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin wants to end masking requirements in schools. Local school districts are pushing back.
“You can’t strand my kid and not tell me,” said Albemarle County Public Schools parent Amanda Urban.
Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center, in partnership with the Emergency Food Network, is giving out packages of food to some of their high school students and families over the holiday break. During the pandemic, teachers at the technical education center saw an increasing number of their students’ families were struggling to get enough food. So, last […]
On Monday, local chapters of the Virginia Education Association, which is a union of teachers and school staff, held a demonstration downtown in support of allowing school and other public employees to engage in collective bargaining. The state recently lifted the ban on such collective bargaining that had been in place for decades. TeacherRally_MK01 TeacherRally_MK02 […]