Tag: alexandria schools

Your Views: School shutdown is harming children

To the editor: I grew up with an absent father and an abusive mother. The abuse was so bad that if this pandemic had happened...

Your Views: In-person learning can be done safely

To the editor: The number of desks that can fit into a classroom is a fundamental question, central to determining how many students can be...

Your Views: Misplaced priorities at T.C. Williams

To the editor: Alexandria’s flagship public school, T.C. Williams High School, has been in the local news because of issues having to do with race...

ACPS’ Virtual PLUS+ helpline to remain available through January

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools’ Virtual PLUS+ helpline, a service that community members can call with questions related to virtual learning,...

Your Views: SRO process was democracy at work

To the editor: Over the last several weeks, I have been following the articles and ongoing dialogue among readers regarding the Alexandria City Public Schools...

Your Views: The data is clear: In-person school is safe

To the editor: This letter is in support of getting as many of our kids in Alexandria City Public Schools back to in-person classes as...

Our View: Back to the classroom

A perceived lack of progress by Alexandria City Public Schools on returning students to classrooms is frustrating an increasing number of parents in the...

School Board approves MOU with APD, keeping police officers in schools

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At its Oct. 29 meeting, the Alexandria School Board approved a revised memorandum of understanding with the Alexandria Police Department...

ACPS Superintendent Hutchings’ leadership comes under fire

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Several former members of Alexandria City Public Schools’ leadership staff have criticized Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D.’s behavior, leadership and...

ACPS announces child care solution for upcoming virtual school year

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools announced this morning that it will expand its Virtual PLUS+ program to include in-person supervision during...