Tag: education

Letter to the Editor: Elected officials should focus on poor ACPS...

To the editor: Standardized test results for the 2017-2018 school year came out the week of Aug. 20 and the results were anything but encouraging....

Sen. John McCain remembered in Alexandria

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott Though numerous political, military and civic leaders graduated from Alexandria’s Episcopal High School, there’s one alum who looms a little...

ACPS awarded STEM grant from NOAA

ACPS received a $330,000 grant to help teachers bring hands-on technology and science to students, the school district announced on Monday. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed and...

AP test participation, scores increase at T.C. Williams in 2018

Advanced Placement test scores and test participation rose at T.C. Williams High School between the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years, according to results released...

ACPS plans to address high school capacity crunch

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] With a rapidly growing student population and facilities that can’t keep up, Alexandria City Public Schools has taken the first...

Photos: A preview of the new Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School

Hord Caplan Macht architects gave a tour of the almost-completed Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School to media, ACPS staff and city staff on Thursday. The...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson tackles schools challenges

To the editor: As Alexandria parents whose child attended Alexandria City Public Schools and who now watch a new generation of neighborhood children attend those...

Mayoral candidates set for final showdown

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott With less than a week left until the Democratic primary, the already-heated clashes between mayoral opponents, incumbent Allison Silberberg...

My View: What makes a community vibrant?

By Heather Peeler When we lift our voices, share our stories and speak out about what’s important to us, we can create change in our...

New principal named for Jefferson-Houston School

Alexandria City Public Schools Interim Superintendent Lois Berlin has appointed a D.C. Public Schools principal and former ACPS employee as principal of Jefferson-Houston Pre-K-8...