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“I think in order for this to be successful, none of us feel as if our classroom teachers in our schools will be able to do it alone. We will need our partners and we will need to work together.”
In the last week, Albemarle County added a daily average of seven new cases of COVID-19, while Charlottesville saw an average of nine new cases a day.
As of Thursday, the plan included virtual learning for all students, though the School Board will hear a more specific presentation about how the division will support students in special education, English learners and preschoolers during next week’s meeting.
English learners, students without adequate internet access and those with disabilities who have intensive needs have the option to go to school, where they’ll work on online classes with teachers who volunteer to work in the buildings.
Charlottesville Schools superintendent announced the move in a Wednesday email to parents and staff.
A collection of stories about how school divisions are navigating state and federal guidelines and grappling with concerns about staff safety …
Charlottesville and Albemarle County School Boards on Thursday will vote on reopening plans, as questions persist from parents and staff.
The new site was the organization's preference when the project was proposed two years ago.