Tag: acps

School Board talks safety, SLEP update

By Ariana Wilson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board’s Sept. 22 meeting addressed overcrowding in classrooms, upcoming changes and an expected timeline from the Equity For...

Agenda Alexandria hosts safety panel

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] To ring in its 2022-2023 season, Agenda Alexandria hosted a program on Monday night at the George Washington Masonic National...

ACPS responds to state changes

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools responded to a proposal by Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA), that included new model policies. According to the Viginia Department...

NOVA Parks’ Winkler plans include adding summer camps, more parking spaces

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Winkler Botanical Preserve and Northern Virginia Regional Parks Authority recently announced an ownership transfer of the nearly 45-acre preserve...

Your Views: Reform the School Board

To the editor: A few weeks ago, my friend, Matt Harris, wrote to the Times, with his opinion on the new superintendent. But I disagree...

My View: Falling back into learning

BY MELANIE KAY-WYATT, ED.D. The doors have opened on the 2022- 23 academic year in Alexandria City Public Schools, and they are filled with hope...

Our View: A little late

It was startling to learn at the Sept. 8 School Board meeting that Alexandria City Public Schools had not yet decided on its areas...

Your Views: Defending our teachers

To the editor: In the Alexandria Times story “School Board ponders grading changes,” Sept. 1, 2022, Meagan Alderton, the School Board chair, labels teachers as...

Our View: Education vs. ideology

Two stories in the Alexandria Times in the last two weeks highlight the shift of our school district from emphasizing education to pushing ideology...

Alexandria SOL pass rates lag behind state scores

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools’ 2021-22 Standards of Learning scores improved from last year in three of four categories, though state...