Education 

Biden's new Title IX rules protect LGBTQ+ students, but avoid addressing transgender athletes

Biden's new Title IX rules protect LGBTQ+ students, but avoid addressing transgender athletes

The rights of LGBTQ+ students will be protected by federal law and victims of campus sexual assault will gain new safeguards under new rules from the Biden administration.

Biden's latest plan for student loan cancellation moves forward as a proposed regulation

Biden's latest plan for student loan cancellation moves forward as a proposed regulation

President Joe Biden's latest plan for student loan cancellation is moving forward as a proposed regulation, offering him a fresh chance to deliver on a campaign promise and energize young voters.

Collective bargaining resolution approved

Collective bargaining resolution approved

The Albemarle County School Board unanimously voted Thursday to approve a resolution allowing ACPS employees to collective bargain through a set of specific procedures.

St. Anne's-Belfield School celebrating 50 years since merger

St. Anne's-Belfield School celebrating 50 years since merger

It's been 50 years since two schools came together to form St. Anne's-Belfield School and the community is celebrating.

Biden administration announces another round of loan cancellation under new repayment plan

Biden administration announces another round of loan cancellation under new repayment plan

More people are becoming eligible for student loan cancellation as they hit 10 years of payments, a new finish line for some loans that's a decade sooner than what borrowers faced in the past.

A congressman wanted to understand AI. So he went back to a college classroom to learn

A congressman wanted to understand AI. So he went back to a college classroom to learn

A Virginia congressman has gone back to college to study artificial intelligence so he can help regulate it.

UVA graduate programs ranked among top in nation

UVA graduate programs ranked among top in nation

U.S. News and World Report recently released its 2024 rankings for various graduate programs, including business, engineering, nursing, law and education.

Buford Middle and UVA starting lab school

Buford Middle and UVA starting lab school

UVA’s Education and Science departments are increasing STEM education at Buford Middle School.

ACPS joins lawsuit against social media companies

ACPS joins lawsuit against social media companies

Albemarle County Public Schools has joined a class action suit against popular social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat.

UVA to launch another lab school

UVA to launch another lab school

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced on Thursday that the Virginia Board of Education has approved the establishment of the fifth and sixth lab schools in the Commonwealth.

Louisa County teacher completes recreation of Jack Jouett's historic ride

Louisa County teacher completes recreation of Jack Jouett's historic ride

The Lion Pride Run has been a Louisa County tradition since 2016. This year’s was extra special, as it told a piece of Virginia history.

In-person public comment returns to school board meetings

In-person public comment returns to school board meetings

The Albemarle County School Board is reinstating in-person public comment signup for its next meeting, which is scheduled to take place Thursday.

UVA brain research inspires CHS students' art gallery

UVA brain research inspires CHS students' art gallery

 UVA neuroscience students are bringing their studies to life through the art of Charlottesville High School students.

Familiar face returning to CHS as principal

Familiar face returning to CHS as principal

Charlottesville City Schools named Dr. Justin Malone as the new principal of Charlottesville High School. Dr. Malone, a familiar face to CHS, says he's excited to be back. 

New principal selected for CHS

New principal selected for CHS

Charlottesville City Schools announced Wednesday that Dr. Justin Malone will be returning to CHS, effective July 1.

Federal agency takes a tour of Charlottesville High School's urban farm

Federal agency takes a tour of Charlottesville High School's urban farm

Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took a trip to Charlottesville High School to see what students are doing in their outdoor classroom.

Final round of admissions notices sent to nearly 2,000 students

Final round of admissions notices sent to nearly 2,000 students

This was another record-breaking year for applications, with nearly 59,000 people trying to get into UVA.

Darden ranked among top business schools in the world

Darden ranked among top business schools in the world

Overall, Darden comes in at 16 in the world, on a list that is topped by the University of Pennsylvania: Wharton, Insead, and Columbia Business School.

High school seniors put weeks of work into 'mock congress'

High school seniors put weeks of work into 'mock congress'

Seniors at Western Albemarle High School got an immersive look into the political process during their 'mock congress' program, which wrapped up on Friday.

ACPS moving ahead with redistricting some schools

ACPS moving ahead with redistricting some schools

During a public hearing Thursday, Albemarle County Public Schools officials discussed Superintendent Dr. Matthew Haas' redistricting recommendation.

Youngkin shares his reasoning behind ending legacy admissions

Youngkin shares his reasoning behind ending legacy admissions

On March 8, Governor Glenn Youngkin signed a bill that ends legacy admissions at all public colleges and universities in Virginia.

UVA students react to the end of legacy admissions at public universities in Virginia

UVA students react to the end of legacy admissions at public universities in Virginia

On March 8, Governor Glenn Youngkin signed a bill that ends legacy admissions at public colleges and universities in Virginia. 

Tessa Majors' legacy lives on in new St. Anne's recording studio

Tessa Majors' legacy lives on in new St. Anne's recording studio

St. Anne's-Belfield school is honoring the legacy of a former student, Tessa Majors, with a new music recording studio, the Tess Majors ’19 Recording Studio.

Why you should stop texting your kids at school

Why you should stop texting your kids at school

Parents are keenly aware of the distractions and the mental health issues associated with smartphones and social media, but teachers say they might not realize how much those struggles play out at school.

Applications accepted for Dogwood Community Achievement Scholarship

Applications accepted for Dogwood Community Achievement Scholarship

The Charlottesville Dogwood Foundation says it recognizes the importance of high school students being actively engaged in community service.