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Alexandria in Action: New beginnings

June is a month of new beginnings. In addition to signaling the start of summer, June is filled with weddings and graduations — new...

Outgoing ACPS Superintendent moves into ‘next phase’

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The announcement on May 10 that Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Alvin Crawley had submitted his resignation to the school...

Letter to the Editor: Correcting the record on Jefferson-Houston performance

To the Editors, I’m writing to unpack a statement in a letter to the Alexandria Times editors titled “City should spend less money on education.”...

Opinion: Pursuing a proactive, prudent budget

By Mayor Allison Silberberg We are in the thick of the budget process. This is a time for all of us to focus on the...

MacArthur Elementary raises big bucks with mere pennies

Douglas MacArthur Elementary School students and staff raided their piggy banks to come up with 420,000 one-cent pieces for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s...

Va. looks to ditch No Child Left Behind

Arguing the No Child Left Behind Act’s increasingly tougher standards mistakenly portray public schools as failing, state education officials have asked for a waiver...

Opinion: ACPS Jefferson-Houston plans fundamentally flawed

To the editor: Alexandria City Public Schools’ plans for building a new Jefferson-Houston school are fundamentally flawed. For any school to succeed, it must be...

First confidence, then success

ACPS writing gains highlight first batch of state test results

The issues at T.C. Williams and our Youth Strategic Plan

The new federal label for T.C. WilliamsHigh School that of being among the poorest performers in the state isn't a surprise. 
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