Tag: schools

Filling in the Blanks: New West End school first in 17...

It has been seventeen years since our city opened an entirely new school. The last school to open was Samuel Tucker Elementary in 2000. Much...

Our View: Planning commission goes rogue

There are 73 ongoing boards and commissions listed on the City of Alexandria’s website. This doesn’t include ad hoc entities formed for specific reasons,...

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...

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...

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...

$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...

Public schools flunk federal tests but narrow racial disparities

Board chair says ACPS cannot afford to focus on labels alone

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