A new school would be five years off, if funded this year. So the county is proceeding with plans to expand Mountain View, which has been overcrowded.
Majority of city and county officials uncontested.
The majority of local races in Albemarle County and Charlottesville will only have one name on the ballot Nov. 2.
“I wish we had a lot more money and a lot more ability because the reality is we have a lot of need in this community."
"It’s not like people are going to stop wanting to move to Albemarle County, so capacity is always going to be an issue.”
Graham Paige, of the Samuel Miller District; Kate Acuff, of the Jack Jouett District; and Katrina Callsen, of the Rio District, are all unopposed.
This school year, a new position on the School Board has given students a greater voice in meetings and decisions.
The budget for the coming fiscal year most likely will include funding to help launch the organization.
The changed policy will be brought before the board for approval again at a later meeting before a pilot of the additional online signups begins.
Panel gets first glimpse at latest equity report
Three people were in court for charges related to an emergency Albemarle County School Board meeting in August that devolved into chaos over the division’s dress code policy.
A review of the names of county schools might just be scratching the surface of the division's history and how it deals with racism's legacy.
Board members elected Jonno Alcaro, the at-large board member, as chairman and Graham Paige, from the Samuel Miller District, as vice chairman.
When a man has been accused of being something he was not, it is time to stand up and be heard. Kate Acuff, the current chair of the Albemarle County School Board, on Oct. 18 presented to the board, the public and the press a few sentences attributed to my father and contained in a 1956 magazine article that was examining the pace of integration in Virginia public schools.
The meeting will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at The Center.
Watching some Charlottesville City Council and other city meetings collapse into chaos, Albemarle County officials surely have been taking notes.
A protest over Confederate imagery in the dress code was held as members heard from students about an anti-racist policy in development.
Supervisors are scheduled to finalize the fiscal years 2019-23 CIP, including potential bond referendum projects for schools and local government, at their meeting June 6.
“I’d rather lose fighting for the right thing than win the wrong thing.”
The Board of Supervisors earlier this week capped the division's requests at about $47 million.
Several projects would otherwise be left by the wayside, officials say.
A change to the formula used to give money to Virginia's school division contributed to what was once a $2 million shortfall in the proposed budget.