Education 

LGBTQ students would get new protections under Biden plan
LGBTQ students would get new protections under Biden plan

The rights of LGBTQ students would become enshrined in federal law and victims of campus sexual assault would gain new protections under new rules proposed by the Biden administration.

Donation helping send students to national programs

Donation helping send students to national programs

The Tiger Wash in Ruckersville donated $2,500 to William Monroe High School to help some students take the next step toward their future career goals.

Shannon Foundation grants supporting innovative school projects

Shannon Foundation grants supporting innovative school projects

A group of Albemarle County Public School teachers are being awarded money towards classroom projects.

Criminal justice programs receive grant funding, including SRO and SSO

Criminal justice programs receive grant funding, including SRO and SSO

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced grants totaling $37.5 million to support local criminal justice programs on Friday.

Teachers receive grant funding for innovative educational programming

Teachers receive grant funding for innovative educational programming

Thirteen teachers in Albemarle County and Charlottesville have received grants from the Edgar and Eleanor Shannon Foundation for Excellence in Public Education.

Virginia community college system restarts chancellor search

Virginia community college system restarts chancellor search

Virginia's community college board is restarting its search for a new chancellor because the Michigan official tapped in March to lead the system is no longer taking the job.

CHS says goodbye to Class of 2022

CHS says goodbye to Class of 2022

The students got to experience an in-person ceremony after spending a large chunk of their high school time in a pandemic, with remote learning.

Albemarle School Board to vote for salary raise in Thursday meeting

Albemarle School Board to vote for salary raise in Thursday meeting

The Albemarle County School Board will meet Thursday night.

MHS Athletics Booster Club names scholarship for Mark Mincer

MHS Athletics Booster Club names scholarship for Mark Mincer

Mark Mincer is an alumni parent and supporter of athletics at Monticello High School.

Albemarle County considering public rides to school

Albemarle County considering public rides to school

Students could be riding on JAUNT or Charlottesville Area Transit buses to and from school each day.

Groundbreaking marks beginning of construction for new PVCC building

Groundbreaking marks beginning of construction for new PVCC building

School leaders broke ground on a new campus building at Piedmont Virginia Community College on Tuesday morning. 

CyberStart America scholars and finalists announced

CyberStart America scholars and finalists announced

Across the country, Virginia is one of the top five states for the number of students that registered for this year's competition.

Albemarle teacher earns 'Educator of Year' for incorporating video games in class

Albemarle teacher earns 'Educator of Year' for incorporating video games in class

Emily Anderson at Lakeside Middle School has found success by implementing video games during class time.

Students of color push back on calls for police in schools

Students of color push back on calls for police in schools

After the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, schools around the country pledged to boost security measures and increased the presence of law enforcement on campus.

Meriwether Lewis hosts first responders concert

Meriwether Lewis hosts first responders concert

The goal of the concert is for students to show appreciation for all of the first responders' hard work.

State budget allocates funds for teacher salaries and projects

State budget allocates funds for teacher salaries and projects

Lawmakers approved a state budget allocating $100 million toward teacher salaries, school construction and modernization projects across the state.

Youngkin wants state budget to include officers in schools

Youngkin wants state budget to include officers in schools

The shooting deaths of 19 elementary school students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas have renewed the debate over school resource officers in Virginia.

Seeking public comment on proposed elementary school books

Seeking public comment on proposed elementary school books

The Albemarle County School Board is considering two new books for elementary language arts and social studies.

After Texas shooting, schools around U.S. boost security

After Texas shooting, schools around U.S. boost security

U.S. schools have bolstered security in the aftermath of the horrific mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

Chris Long Foundation gifts free books to students

Chris Long Foundation gifts free books to students

The Chris Long Foundation has teamed up with two other organizations to promote literacy in elementary school students.

Local patriotic students put their constitutional knowledge on display

Local patriotic students put their constitutional knowledge on display

Henley Middle School eighth-graders place second in 'We the People' Nationals and made friendships along the way.

CHS students hold walk out in support of Uvalde victims

CHS students hold walk out in support of Uvalde victims

Hundreds of Charlottesville High School students walked out of class in solidarity with the victims of the Robb Elementary Shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

For 'lockdown generation' school shootings are their reality

For 'lockdown generation' school shootings are their reality

Although mass shootings at schools are rare, gun violence among traumatized and stressed students has risen since the start of the pandemic.

New Zealand PM warns of disinformation during Harvard speech

New Zealand PM warns of disinformation during Harvard speech

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told Harvard University gradates that the flood of disinformation spread and amplified on social media represents a threat to fragile democracies.

Local parents fear sending kids to school after Uvalde, TX shooting

Local parents fear sending kids to school after Uvalde, TX shooting

Parents say they're struggling with how to explain what happened Tuesday to their children. 

Chris Long Foundation launching new EdZone program

Chris Long Foundation launching new EdZone program

The new EdZone program aims to advance education equity issues in communities across the United States.