Last week members of the Charlottesville High School Orchestra played on the Downtown Mall to raise awareness of their upcoming trip to France. Photo: Tim Shea

Education Beat: Albemarle school board begins cuts

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors last week adopted a tax rate of 79.9 cents per $100 of assessed real estate value—a 3.3-cent increase over the previous rate of 76.6 cents—but even with the hike, the county schools are $3.9 million short of their $164.3 million funding request. During a work session last week, the […]