Tag: alexandria city school board

Filling in the Blanks with Meagan Alderton: The road to recovery...

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were a slew of unknowns that plagued the minds of educators across the nation. How long...

Community divided on council’s reallocation of SRO funding

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council approved the reallocation of $789,909 from the School Resource Officer program to mental health resources for students during the...

Your Views: Keep T.C. acronym

To the editor: In November, the Alexandria City School Board voted to change the name of T.C. Williams High School. After a series of polls...

ACPS staff detail new safety measures, rules around outdoor eating and...

By Allison Hageman | [email protected]  With Alexandria City Public Schools set to bring back all students who have opted for hybrid in-person learning on March...

Your Views: The flaws of Landmark

To the editor: Inova Alexandria Hospital has decided to move to the Landmark area to build a twin tower, state-of-the-art facility with 230 beds, a...

ACPS to open in March

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] After a full year of virtual learning, Alexandria City Public Schools plans to begin its phased reopening in March, ACPS...

Your Views: School board should put children first

To the editor: I write this with respect for our school board members. They put in long hours and are well-intentioned people trying to navigate...

ACPS minority, special needs students struggle with virtual learning

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] At the Jan. 7 Alexandria School Board meeting, Erika Melman described why virtual learning does not work for her son,...

School board keeps police in schools

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] At its Oct. 29 meeting, the Alexandria School Board voted 6-3 to approve a revised memorandum of understanding with the...

ACPS administrators advocate to keep school resource officers

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] As part of its bi-annual review of the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria schools and the Alexandria Police Department, the...