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August 03, 2018
Benjamin F. Yancey Elementary School and its predecessors have anchored Southern Albemarle's African-American community for almost 150 years. In 2017, Albemarle County closed the school in response to low enrollment and a loss of funding. Its 110 students divided into two neighboring school districts, Scottsville and Red Hill. Ericka ...
July 10, 2018
Tensions persist in the 1½ years since ride-hailing app Lyft joined Uber in Charlottesville, further altering the area’s transportation market. In the first quarter of 2018, 50,000 people took at least one Uber ride locally, waiting less than five minutes on average for the vehicle to arrive, according ...
June 27, 2018
Twenty-eight local entrepreneurs graduated from the Community Investment Collaborative Entrepreneur Workshop on Tuesday, adding to the more than 300 workshop graduates in the past six years. The class completed a 16-week course to learn how to create or further develop their small businesses. “CIC’s mission is helping under-resourced entrepreneurs ...
June 20, 2018
When Clark Elementary School students return in August, some of their classrooms will have a brand-new look. A $1 million project to modernize Clark is scheduled to begin this week. Over the next five years, Charlottesville City Schools is planning to modernize all elementary schools to the tune of about ...
June 13, 2018
The GO Virginia Regional Council 9 has approved $483,147 in grants for four projects to create high-paying jobs in Central Virginia. GO Virginia is a state-funded economic development program that aims to create higher paying jobs and promote collaboration between educational institutions, businesses and localities. Launched in 2015, the ...
June 04, 2018
Albemarle County Public Schools on Saturday recognized educators pursuing certification in culturally responsive teaching. For the third annual Diversity Conference, 83 educators gathered at Monticello High School to share experiences and ideas to better instruct and understand students. “Students from different backgrounds process information and instruction very differently,” schools spokesman ...
June 01, 2018
Murray High School graduated 26 seniors Thursday night in an intimate ceremony that celebrated their individuality. Murray, a public charter school within the Albemarle County school division, enrolls 100 students and fosters a supportive environment by modeling instruction after Dr. William Glasser’s “Choice Theory,” and employing a mastery learning ...
May 31, 2018
This year, about 200 Albemarle County high school students participated in the “Let ’Em Shine” project, exploring the meaning and messages behind monuments. The project came to a close Wednesday at the Dreamlight Festival, an event in Charlottesville’s IX Art Park that showcased students’ plans for various monuments to ...
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