Charlottesville School Board Elections Study Task Force May 18 Public Hearing

Now that Charlottesville voters have decided the city’s school board should be elected, there’s one more thing that has to be sorted out. How should the elected members be selected? Should each person represent a particular area of the city, or should all members serve in an at-large capacity? Or, should there be a mixture of the two extremes? The City Council appointed a task force to study the issue, which is studying six possible options. A hearing was held last night in City Council Chambers to take comments from the public.

John Yellig of the Daily Progress has an article today, as does