|$6M for student aid|
Gift targets local students, nursing
An estate gift from the late Albemarle County educator Mortimer Y. Sutherland Jr. will provide $6 million for financial aid at the University of Virginia, including a scholarship fund for U.Va.’s School of Nursing. Full
What teenagers want
Allen, Pianta team up to help teachers connect with students
At a time when the federal government’s No Child Left Behind legislation is requiring teachers to be deemed “highly qualified,” University of Virginia psychology professor Joseph Allen and education professor Robert Pianta are going beyond superficial criteria to the heart and soul of the classroom. Full story.
House bill supports South Lawn
The University of Virginia’s South Lawn Project received a major boost when the U.S. House Appropriation Committee allocated $2 million for a pedestrian crossing over Jefferson Park Avenue. Full story.