Expanding career and technical education pathways and equity work to include English language learners and LGBTQ students are key challenges facing the school system, according to community interviews and an online survey.
The design phase of the project kicks off next week.
The first step in the process is a series of focus groups, set for June 9 and 10, with various school and community groups.
The review process will kick off with a virtual meeting Monday.
"Bars and restaurants are open; why can't our children who need access to these resources be able to perform in our public schools like we've promised them for eight years?"
The School Board voted 4-3 to implement the hybrid learning model at the middle and high schools
Students in preschool to sixth-grade will have four days of in-person classes, starting March 8.
Both school divisions push ahead with slightly different reopening plans.
“... We recognize that our students and our staff would need a significant amount of support going into the fall of 2021, which we anticipate we will be back fully face-to-face in the fall.”
The division has pushed back the start date for in-person classes several times, largely abandoning the quarter-by-quarter approach to learning models that it outlined in July.
The School Board unanimously approved starting in-person classes under a new model. They’ll meet Jan. 7 to review the latest COVID-10 case numbers before face-to-face instruction begins, leaving the door open for the timeline to change.
Members are concerned about, among other things, the proposed increase in asynchronous days — days when students work independently on assignments and other activities — for middle and high school students.
Charlottesville officials working on processes to make sure lessons are equitable and inclusive.
The Charlottesville chapter of Black Lives Matter movement and other community members have called on the city schools to remove police officers from the schools.
Board approves numerous other cuts to funding request for coming fiscal year
Five candidates are seeking one of four available seats on the board.
The Charlottesville School Board is one month away from adopting a policy that will drive the division’s work to improve equity.
"... That's been an ongoing concern here … It’s been a long time coming.”
The decisions put before voters for four Charlottesville offices have become clearer.
Good afternoon and welcome to the latest edition of the Cheat Sheet, all focused on how schools have been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic …
The candidates seeking three seats on the five-member panel submitted campaign finance reports this week showing a total of $68,522 in funds raised.