Barrett Early Learning Center has been serving low-income families since the 1930s. Photo: Annalee Grant

What financial model will sustain Barrett Early Learning Center?

Since forming last month, Barrett Early Learning Center’s new board of directors has raised $30,000 in a fundraising effort that began after the former board announced that the 80-year-old preschool on Ridge Road would close due to cash flow issues and delayed reimbursements from the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS). More than a dozen […]

New CHS principal abruptly resigns

New CHS principal abruptly resigns

Newly hired Charlottesville High School Principal Aaron Bissonnette has resigned with little explanation six days before students were set to return to school and two days after teachers came back to their classrooms. In a letter sent to parents Thursday, Bisonnette cited “personal matters that have arisen,” saying he would leave at the end of […]