Tag: alexandria school board

Analysis: Why election reform is elusive

By Mark Eaton City elections are inevitable and intermittent. Improving Alexandria’s election process offers none of the satisfactions of infrastructure enhancements such as plaques, ribbon-cutting ceremonies...

‘Uncomfortable and unsafe’: Alexandria City High School teacher alleges harassment

By Brianne McConnell “Uncomfortable and unsafe” are words one Alexandria City High School teacher is using to describe recent interactions he said he’s had with...

School Board discusses restructuring options

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Alexandria School Board Chair Michelle Rief, Ph.D., prodded other members at the October 5 Board meeting to soon enact some...

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...

ACPS requests another year of SRO funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D. asked the School Board to extend funding for the school resource officer program, which places...

ACPS sets plans for return to virtual learning

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After a snow-induced return to virtual learning in Alexandria City Public Schools last week, ACPS has outlined protocol for how...

About Alexandria by Mark Eaton: A few words of advice to...

Congratulations to the three returning and six new members of Alexandria’s School Board who take office on Jan. 1, 2022, at an intense time...

School Board discusses SRO return, updating police MOU

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With school resource officers returning to Alexandria’s middle and high schools through the end of the school year after City...

Election 2021: Democrats sweep council race

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandrians elected all six Democrats and re-elected Democratic Mayor Justin Wilson to City Council during the general election on Tuesday,...

Your Views: A reckless school board decision

To the editor: With two children enrolled in Douglas MacArthur Elementary School, I have been impressed with how our schools have handled the uncertainty...