Charlottesville Tomorrow

Charlottesville Tomorrow is a non-profit community news platform covering growth, development, public education, and local politics. News about our public schools appears here through a partnership between C-VILLE and Charlottesville Tomorrow.

ACPS teachers gather on their first day back after summer break. Photo: Andrew Quarles.

County schools look for outside help for Walton

Through a recent request for proposals, Albemarle County Public Schools staff announced the division is looking to “rebrand” Walton Middle School. The request comes on the heels of numerous leadership and student conduct complaints, and the hiring of a new assistant principal, Rick Vrhovac, who came to Walton from Albemarle High School earlier this summer […]

Laura Floyd, Brandy Jenkins, and Matt Wilson take a bus tour of Charlottesville’s schools during new teacher orientation. Photo: Tim Shea.

Teachers and Google, the future of Yancey, and county test scores

Our regular Education Beat reporting is the result of a partnership with the nonprofit community news platform Charlottesville Tomorrow, which covers growth, development, public education, and local politics.  City teachers train on Google apps Eighteen representatives from each of Charlottesville’s schools last week participated in Google Boot Camp, a two-day professional development session aimed at integrating […]

Sisters Madeline and Margaret Paczkowski collaborate during CoderDojo, Albemarle's summer computer-programming academy. Photo: Charlottesville Tomorrow

A new high school, students on the board, and summer ed

Our regular Education Beat reporting is the result of a partnership with the nonprofit community news platform Charlottesville Tomorrow, which covers growth, development, public education, and local politics.  Fourth Albemarle high school in the works The Albemarle County School Board last week rejected recommendations to focus resources on expanding existing schools to satisfy an expanding student […]

UVA Health System Physician Dr. Ayotunde Dokun stresses the importance of mathematics to students during M-Cubed, a summer math-readiness program at J.P. Burley Middle School. Photo: Andrew Quarles.

Ed beat: A focus on math, foreign language classes for kids, and a new principal at Walton

Our regular Education Beat reporting is the result of a partnership with the nonprofit community news platform Charlottesville Tomorrow, which covers growth, development, public education, and local politics.  Walton Middle School fills assistant principal vacancy The county school division has hired Rick Vrhovac as the new assistant principal at Walton Middle School. Vrhovac’s arrival, announced last […]