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Landmark Mall: Macy’s, kebabs and … classrooms?

Landmark Mall: Macy’s, kebabs and … classrooms?

School officials say Landmark Mall may host classrooms as they look at potential sites for satellite high school campuses geared toward students struggling at T.C. Williams. The offshoot campuses are part of Superintendent Morton Sherman’s “flexible [...]

$236 million ACPS budget would shorten intersession, overhaul adult education

$236 million ACPS budget would shorten intersession, overhaul adult education

Superintendent Morton Sherman unveiled Alexandria City Public Schools’ $236-million fiscal year 2013 operating budget Thursday, a proposal that shakes up several of the district’s popular programs. The proposal, which has yet to garner approval by Alexandria [...]

Public schools flunk federal tests but narrow racial disparities

Public schools flunk federal tests but narrow racial disparities

Board chair says ACPS cannot afford to focus on labels alone [...]

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Adopted school budget meets city managers threshold

Plan still requires approval of City Council [...]

Abuse on the bus

Abuse on the bus

School employee pleads guilty to assaulting special needs student [...]

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Vote soon to come on plan to make up snow days; New focus considered for Jefferson-Houston  [...]

On stage, a classroom outlet

On stage, a classroom outlet

Little Theatre actors enlighten students to the fuzzy side of history [...]

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Public Invited to Converse with Student Achievement Expert

ACPS is inviting parents and community members to join in Imagine the Titans: Equity and Excellence, a forum featuring Dr. Ronald F. Ferguson, director of the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University. The conversation will address [...]