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Transparency in city schools’ gifted program among Bryson Morsberger’s priorities

The highlights Division faces substitute teacher shortage A big push for more transparency for newly revised gifted program, Quest Changes to public comment session The suspension rate for nonwhite students vs. white students The newest member of the Charlottesville School Board, Lashundra Bryson Morsberger, continued to voice some of the changes she’d like to see […]

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Albemarle’s School Board is holding its first meeting of 2020. What’s on the agenda?

Related Articles: Mountain View recommended as new name of Cale Elementary Equity in mind as Albemarle moves away from traditional high schools County schools’ CIP projects are at $181M. How many pertain to equity? The highlights  Board chair and vice chair will be named at Thursday’s meeting A presentation on the recommendation to change the […]

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In the Principal’s Office: Jackson-Via’s Malone discusses the importance of promoting reading at an early age

Related Articles: In the Principal’s Office: Buford Middle’s Turner talks about the need for Black role models In the Principal’s Office: Clark Elementary’s Isley shares strategies to develop teachers In the Principal’s Office: Burnley-Moran’s leader Korab developed passion for education at early age Justin Malone has a passion for reading. Malone’s favorite book of all […]

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Mountain View recommended as new name of Cale Elementary

Related Articles: Advisory committee recommends renaming Cale Elementary County School Board to vote on Renaming Cale Elementary Oct. 10 Committee on potentially renaming Cale Elementary to hear from family before decision The committee tasked to examine the namesake of Paul H. Cale Elementary School has recommended Mountain View Elementary School as its new name. On […]

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Not Your Typical High School & Supporting Local Undocumented People

Related Articles: Equity in mind as Albemarle moves away from traditional high schools The population of Latino students tripled in Albemarle schools in the last 14 years. This is what they say they need. Not Your Typical High School & Supporting Local Undocumented People Credit: WTJU Albemarle County has one high school center, a specialty […]

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In the Principal’s Office: Cale Elementary’s Wells talks about the benefits of dual language program

Related Articles: In the Principal’s Office: Sutherland’s Wood talks the importance of culturally responsive teaching In the Principal’s Office: Woodbrook Elementary’s Kristen Williams knows strategies to raise SOL scores This article has been edited for length and clarity At first, Cyndi Wells was an aspiring attorney. She even worked as a paralegal in high school. […]

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Equity in mind as Albemarle moves away from traditional high schools

[jump-link]Lingering disparity[/jump-link] Sadie Carfagno aims to publish her children’s book, “Noah’s Voyage: Helping kids understand Pectus Excavatum,” by the winter break. It was Carfagno’s project while she was attending Center I, Albemarle County Public Schools’ specialty high school model. County school officials hope other pupils get the same opportunity as Carfagno. The committee commissioned to […]

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Listening to Albemarle’s Latinx Students & Femme Funk

Related Article: The population of Latino students tripled in Albemarle schools in the last 14 years. This is what they say they need. Listening to Albemarle’s Latinx Students & Femme Funk Credit: WTJU Albemarle’s growing population of Latinx students know how county schools can better serve them and their families. Plus, we talk to Alice […]

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The population of Latino students tripled in Albemarle schools in the last 14 years. This is what they say they need.

Related Articles: Students’ videos highlight immigration issues Albemarle High elects first English learner to Student Council Minorities face challenges in securing STEM jobs Haisell Franco immigrated from El Salvador to the U.S. five years ago. A senior at Albemarle High School, Franco said although she’s had supportive teachers, she recalled being asked not to speak […]

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In the Principal’s Office: Clark Elementary’s Isley shares strategies to develop teachers

With three children, and a full-time job as principal of Clark Elementary School in Charlottesville, Anna Isley’s schedule is packed. But she still finds time around the clock to pursue her doctorate in curriculum and instruction at the University of Virginia. “I am usually rocking and rolling until midnight,” Isley said. Isley said she doesn’t […]