Tag: education

Seniors: Cultivating new experiences at Alexandria’s senior centers

By Vanessa K. Greene and Anne T. Coyne There are two senior centers in the City of Alexandria operated by the Department of Community and...

ACPS names teacher, principal of the year

Alexandria City Public Schools has named its teacher and principal of the year. Laura Simons, physics teacher at T.C. Williams High School, was named the...

Opioid Work Group plans for action

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s Opioid Work Group hosted an “Opioid Community Action Planning Meeting” on Monday to address the impact of the national...

Local students participate in National Walkout Day

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Fifth grade students at George Mason Elementary School participated in the National Walkout Day protest against gun violence at 10...

Inova Alexandria fined for rate of injuries, infections

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Inova Alexandria Hospital was fined in both 2016 and 2017 by the federal Department of Health and Human Services for...

New director named for Alexandria Tutoring Consortium

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Lisa Jacobs has been named program director of the Alexandria Tutoring Consortium, an organization that works to help struggling readers, the...

Education, transportation prioritized in FY2019 capital improvement program

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks’ proposed capital improvement program calls for $2.142 billion between fiscal years 2019 and 2028, with $194.8 million proposed...

Alexandria City School Board votes to increase budget request

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Following City Manager Mark Jinks proposing a $742.3 million operating budget last week, the Alexandria City School Board has voted...

ACPS chooses name for West End elementary school

After releasing its shortlist of possible names earlier this month, the Alexandria City School Board has chosen an Alexandrian civil rights activist and longtime...

Bishop Ireton senior named a National Merit Scholarship finalist

A student at Bishop Ireton High School has been named a finalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a news release...
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