Tag: public schools

City Council approves new school site

By Katherine Hapgood | [email protected] During the July 6 Public Hearing, Alexandria City Council unanimously approved the $17.9 million purchase of an office building by...

Your Views: New hope for public schools

To the editor: The office of the Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent appears to be preparing for a track meet as his expressed interest seems...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: New hope...

When President-elect Joe Biden delivered his acceptance speech to the nation on Saturday, he ushered in an era of new hope and promise for...

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...

Scholarship Fund of Alexandria raises $400,000 at annual gala and auction

The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria raised more than $400,000 at its 32nd Annual Spring Benefit Gala and Auction on Saturday, Alexandria City Public Schools...

Our View: Looking back at 2017

In this, our year-in-review issue, we pause to take stock of what has transpired during the 12 months of the expiring calendar year. Some events...

City council approves new West End elementary school

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The planned West End elementary school at 1701 and 1705 N. Beauregard St. passed its biggest hurdle at a public hearing...

Filling in the Blanks: SOLs are just one way of measuring...

The beginning of a school year always coincides with receiving the results of testing conducted in the previous school year. Tests such as the...

Letter to the Editor: Methodology used to examine SOL performance was...

To the editor: I’m writing in response to the August 24 article and editorial pieces that attempt summaries of the changes in SOL test performance...