Katherine Knott


Katherine Knott is a reporter for The Daily Progress and author of The Cheat Sheet, an education-focused newsletter. Contact her at (434) 978-7263, kknott@dailyprogress.com, or @knott_katherine on Twitter.

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KATHERINE KNOTT/THE DAILY PROGRESS Charlottesville School Board members and division staff members listen during a budget work session Saturda…

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Mary Beth Tinker and her siblings wore black armbands to school in 1965 to protest the Vietnam War, defying a school ban. Tinker, who was 13 at the time, was suspended for the demonstration.

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The student representatives will be non-voting members of the board but will have a chance to say how they would have voted on a particular matter. They'll also make short presentations at each meeting. 

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