Tag: Alexandria City Public Schools

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...

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...

What Alexandria’s demographic trends say about city’s future

By Mark Eaton | [email protected] It’s no secret that the City of Alexandria is constantly evolving, nor that it will continue to evolve. But the ways...

ACPS ups security

By Liana Hardy | [email protected] Amid pressure from concerned parents, Alexandria City Public Schools officials have increased security at school campuses by adding new measures...

School Board ponders grading changes

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board discussed the future of Alexandria City Public Schools’ grading policy – but ultimately tabled a proposed...

Chief of Human Resources Melanie Kay-Wyatt to serve as interim superintendent

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board appointed Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ph.D. as the interim superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools at its July...

ACPS School Board appoints interim superintendent

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board appointed Dr. Melanie Kay-Wyatt as the interim superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools at their July...

Parents raise safety concerns

By Kassidy McDonald │ [email protected]  Numerous ACPS parents expressed their distress and concern about violence in Alexandria City Public Schools, and the potential for future...

Joint meeting addresses school safety, council approves SLEP member

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council and the Alexandria School Board held a joint meeting on Monday, in which they discussed ways to bolster...