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City-schools task force works toward final report

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Ad Hoc Joint CitySchools Facility Investment Task Force met Nov. 30 to continue finalizing a report that will be...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...

Alexandria City Public Schools appoints new transportation head

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Alexandria City Public Schools has appointed a new director of transportation. Interim Superintendent Dr. Lois Berlin appointed Charles Stone to the...

Justice Matters: What is a Commonwealth’s Attorney?

My name is Bryan Porter, and I have the privilege of serving as Alexandria’s elected commonwealth’s attorney. “Great,” the average resident might say. “But what’s the...

Twelve city schools gain full accreditation

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Twelve of the 16 Alexandria City Public Schools, or 75 percent, received full accreditation for the 2017-18 school year. This...

Filling in the Blanks: SOLs are just one way of measuring...

The beginning of a school year always coincides with receiving the results of testing conducted in the previous school year. Tests such as the...

Letter to the Editor: Methodology used to examine SOL performance was...

To the editor: I’m writing in response to the August 24 article and editorial pieces that attempt summaries of the changes in SOL test performance...

Our View: By the numbers, ACPS performance declines

Numbers can be twisted to say what we want them to say. What we think about a topic is largely a product of how...

T.C. Williams alum breaks into minor league baseball

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Like thousands of Alexandria athletes before him, Tyler Ratliff played Little League baseball, while dreaming of someday making the pros. Unlike most...

ACPS test score decline part of two-year trend

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Denise Dunbar Alexandria City Public Schools saw slight declines in the pass rates of all five general subject categories of its...
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