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March 10, 2018
Albemarle County Public Schools face a possible funding gap because of composite index recalculations, School Board Chairwoman Kate Acuff said at a county budget meeting last week. Every two years, the state recalculates the composite index, a metric used to determine how much money is given to school divisions. Virginia ...
January 30, 2018
The Albemarle County School Board on Tuesday received no public comments at a hearing on Superintendent Pam Moran’s $188.1 million funding request for 2018-2019. However, the school division recorded more than 2,200 responses to its annual budget survey and has received hundreds of emails from teachers advocating ...
October 27, 2017
An architectural consulting firm told the Albemarle County School Board on Thursday that the county would soon need new high school facilities to accommodate growing enrollment and implement innovative educational programs. “We have to look at what the competition is doing around the world and around the country, and do ...
October 12, 2017
ALBEMARLE COUNTY TEACHER SALARIES, 2017-2018 For teachers with a bachelor's degree: » 0 years of experience: $46,000 » 10 years of experience: $50,625 » 20 years of experience: $57,900 » 30 years of experience: $67,600 As part of the Albemarle County School Board’s ongoing review of teacher compensation ...
May 25, 2017
The Albemarle County School Board has voted to consolidate B. F. Yancey Elementary School into Red Hill and Scottsville elementary schools in June. Yancey was denied accreditation by the state last year after failing to meet performance benchmarks for Standards of Learning assessments in three consecutive years. The School Board ...
May 12, 2017
The Albemarle County School Board will vote on whether to close B. F. Yancey Elementary School after holding a public hearing on May 25. Yancey was the only Albemarle County school denied accreditation by the state in 2016 after falling short of performance benchmarks for Standards of Learning assessments. The ...
April 28, 2016
The Albemarle School Board on Thursday voted 6-0 to approve a letter to the county Board of Supervisors outlining $35.5 million in projects slated for a potential November bond referendum. Board member Jason Buyaki did not attend the meeting. The list of projects includes a $15 million addition to ...
November 04, 2015
Two incumbents and three newcomers were elected Tuesday to the Albemarle County School Board. Five of seven seats on the board were on the ballot. Jonno Alcaro won a three-way race for the open at-large seat, defeating Catherine Lochner and Dolly Joseph. Alcaro took 50 percent of the vote while ...
October 28, 2015
In advance of Election Day on Nov. 3, Charlottesville Tomorrow will once again mail out in-depth nonpartisan voter guides, featuring exclusive one-on-one interviews with all 25 candidates for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Charlottesville City Council and both local school boards. In the days before the election, we will also ...
October 12, 2015
Jonno Alcaro is a candidate for the At-Large seat on the Albemarle County School Board. Five of the seven seats on board will be determined in the Nov. 3 election. Other candidates in this race include: Dolly Joseph & Catherine Lochner. Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 10 ...
October 04, 2015
The three candidates hoping to fill the at-large seat on the Albemarle County School Board have opinions about the future of online learning. Reacting to language in “Efficiency and Effectiveness of K-12 Spending,” a recent study conducted by Virginia’s Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, the School Board hopefuls ...
October 01, 2015
Budget challenges, capital needs and standardized testing were only a few of the issues debated Wednesday by candidates for the at-large seat on the Albemarle County School Board. The conversation — co-hosted by The Daily Progress and Charlottesville Tomorrow — marks the first of three forums the two organizations are holding for ...
September 30, 2015
Charlottesville Tomorrow and The Daily Progress will co-host a candidate forum for the Albemarle County School Board's At-Large seat election. Doors will open at Greer Elementary School at 6:00 PM. The forum will begin promptly at 6:30 PM and last until 8:30 PM. Candidates participating in ...
May 27, 2015
The Albemarle County Republican Party has announced its list of candidates for local offices in this year’s November general election, including two challengers for the Board of Supervisors. “We are very pleased to announce this slate of candidates and we look forward to the campaign,” said Cindi Burket, chairwoman ...