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$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


Alexandria school news

Adopted school budget meets city managers threshold

Plan still requires approval of City Council

Abuse on the bus

School employee pleads guilty to assaulting special needs student


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

On stage, a classroom outlet

Little Theatre actors enlighten students to the fuzzy side of history


Alexandria school news

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 the topic of High Achievement for Each and Every Student: Challenges and Solutions.

T.C. Senior Named 2010 National Achievement Semifinalist

Jacobi B. Hines, a T.C. Williams student, is one of more than 1,600 African American high school seniors designated as a semifinalist in the 46th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The semifinalists can continue in the competition for the roughly 800 Achievement Scholarship awards, which will be distributed next spring.
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