Coverage of issues facing Alexandria City Public Schools and the city’s various private schools.

City backs West End office building purchase for school

By James Cullum (Photo/James Cullum) City Council unanimously approved a transfer of $4.56 million from the city general fund to Alexandria City Public Schools to...

Parents, students mobilize at city budget hearing

By James Cullum (Photo/James Cullum) Ariya Harrington has trouble focusing in leaky classrooms. The 8-year-old student at Douglas MacArthur Elementary School also says that her...

Council advertises additional max tax increase

By Erich Wagner (File photo) City councilors voted 6-1 to advertise a maximum property tax rate increase of 5.7 cents per $100 of assessed value...

Karen Graf drops out of 45th district race

By James Cullum (Courtesy photo) Former Alexandria School Board Chairwoman Karen Graf abruptly ended her quest for the Virginia House of Delegates last week, just...

ACPS to close Wednesday, citing staff leave requests

Updated 9 a.m. March 9. By Erich Wagner (File photo) Alexandria City Public Schools officials announced Monday that schools in the district would be closed Wednesday,...

Jinks proposes 2.7 cent real estate tax hike

By James Cullum and Erich Wagner (File photo) City Manager Mark Jinks has released his $712.5 million fiscal 2018 budget, and residents could see a...
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