Education

Second graders at Meriwether Lewis Elementary doing “morning mover” dances. Photo courtesy Charlottesville Tomorrow

Officials brief families on historically black schools

Nearly 100 parents and students came together at Albemarle High School last week for a discussion about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). University of Virginia Associate Dean of Admissions Valerie Gregory stressed that college preparation should start in middle school, when students should begin taking advanced classes to prepare them for more challenging high […]

The Charlottesville String Ensemble plays on the Downtown Mall to kick off fundraising for their summer 2014 trip to France. Photo courtesy Charlottesville Tomorrow

Albemarle schools revisiting class rank reporting

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. Albemarle County Public Schools announced last week that the division has been reviewing its policy of reporting class rankings to college admissions offices. The review is the […]