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Our View: Should affordable housing be built on school property?

It’s well documented that Alexandria’s supply of affordable housing has declined dramatically during the past 20 years. The downside of a growing city with...

ACPS receives grant for five electric school buses

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools will be purchasing five electric school buses thanks to a recent grant from Dominion Energy, ACPS...

City considers adding affordable housing to Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Members of the MacArthur Advisory Committee and the community were left scrambling last week after the city indicated it would...

Alexandria couple clears T.C. lunch debt

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Jay and Arline Hoffman of the Hoffman Company, the developer behind Hoffman Town Center, paid off all $18,500 in student...

Hutchings presents ACPS FY2021 budget

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its first meeting of 2020, the Alexandria City School Board considered an overview of the proposed fiscal year 2021...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: New Year...

Often, I get to sit with members of our community and discuss topics that impact our school division and students during a series of...

Your Views: A playground takeover at Polk

To the editor: Neighbors adjacent to the James K. Polk Elementary School are wondering how an outdoor metal structure, resembling a massive Erector Set, suddenly...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Our work...

As we head into the holiday season – which also happens to be the start of the budget season in Alexandria – our thoughts...

Our View: Our school board is not broken, so what are...

When change is proposed to a governing body’s composition or manner of election, important questions need to be asked. What would be gained and, conversely,...

ACPS hires first executive chef

Alexandria City Public Schools announced on Sunday that Isaiah Ruffin, a personal chef from the D.C. area, will be the school division’s first executive...