Related Articles: Special: Ongoing COVID-19 coverage As Charlottesville’s and Albemarle’s public schools move forward with online learning, how are teachers communicating with students? As Northam issues stay-at-home order, local hospitals continue to prepare for influx of patients Charlottesville Stays at Home Credit: WTJU This week, we have an update on COVID-19 in the Charlottesville area. […]
Related Articles: Special: Ongoing COVID-19 coverage Community Commentary/Opinion: You can be a good neighbor and a global citizen during the COVID-19 crisis UVa doctors emphasize social distancing in wake of local COVID-19 diagnosis Soundboard: COVID-19 reaches central Virginia Credit: WTJU This week on Soundboard, we cover the issue that has changed all of our lives […]
The Other 2020 Primary Credit: WTJU This week, we cover the primary candidates running to represent the Fifth District in Congress. Many of the candidates live right here in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area. Plus, a conversation with Matthew Slaats about what theater can illuminate about local democracy.
Related Articles: A poster on slavery was put up for the second year in a row at Albemarle’s Cale Elementary. Officials said they took it down for being controversial. Community Commentary/Opinion: Response to Cale poster on slavery misses the mark Poster About Slavery Taken Down at Cale & The State of Sex Ed Credit: WTJU […]
Related Articles: Dunlora residents are worried about traffic. The solution might be more apartments. Development Digest: Dunlora residents continue to oppose Parkway Place apartment proposal Housing Density and Traffic Credit: WTJU Some Albemarle County residents are worried that a new development might worsen the traffic congestion on their commute. But traffic experts say more housing […]
Related Article: What’s the state of early education in Charlottesville-Albemarle? Access To Early Childhood Education Credit: WTJU Gov. Ralph Northam is pushing for a huge increase in funding for early childhood education programs. Billy Jean Louis and Elliott Robinson give us the local perspective. Plus, “The Corner” music scene, past and present.
Related Articles: Transparency in city schools’ gifted program among Bryson Morsberger’s priorities City School Board’s McKeever prioritizes Walker-Buford reconfiguration as she serves second term as chair School Board Goals & Mental Health and Recovery in Charlottesville Credit: WTJU New Charlottesville City School Board member Lashundra Bryson Morsberger plans to focus on inequities in the school […]
Related Article: Affordable for whom? Area Median Income and the Affordable Housing Toolbox Credit: WTJU A lot of people are burdened by the cost of housing in the Charlottesville area. Area median income is one of the tools that helps sort out which remedies are most effective for people of different income levels. Plus, decades […]
Related Articles: Carpooling carbon footprints: Public transportation’s role in climate resiliency Legislators, local organizations unveil Virginia Clean Economy Act The Wheels on the Bus Reduce Carbon Emissions Credit: WTJU We bring you an overview of the Charlottesville Area Transit system. Public transportation is essential for many community members to get to work and school, and […]
Related Articles: Five new places to bike or walk in the Charlottesville area this holiday season Connectivity key to Biscuit Run Park Over the Railroad and Through the Woods Credit: WTJU In our last Soundboard of 2019, we talk about the city and county’s efforts to improve infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists. Come for the […]