Tag: school board

Your Views: Don’t eliminate history

To the editor: As a George Washington High School alumnus, I was very pleased to read about the belated induction of former extraordinary GWHS athletes...

How is ACPS handling teacher recruitment and retention?

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] The School Board met on Oct. 20 to discuss strategies for recruitment and retention of teachers in Alexandria City Public Schools. The...

Your Views: Reform the School Board

To the editor: A few weeks ago, my friend, Matt Harris, wrote to the Times, with his opinion on the new superintendent. But I disagree...

School Board approves 2022-2023 areas of focus

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] One month into the 2022- 23 school year, the Alexandria School Board approved its areas of focus for the current year...

Your Views: Defending our teachers

To the editor: In the Alexandria Times story “School Board ponders grading changes,” Sept. 1, 2022, Meagan Alderton, the School Board chair, labels teachers as...

Our View: Education vs. ideology

Two stories in the Alexandria Times in the last two weeks highlight the shift of our school district from emphasizing education to pushing ideology...

School Board ponders grading changes

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board discussed the future of Alexandria City Public Schools’ grading policy – but ultimately tabled a proposed...

Your Views: Advice for our interim superintendent

To the editor: It is said that the hallmark of a good leader is one who can be dropped into the middle of a maelstrom...

Chief of Human Resources Melanie Kay-Wyatt to serve as interim superintendent

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board appointed Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ph.D. as the interim superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools at its July...

ACPS School Board appoints interim superintendent

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board appointed Dr. Melanie Kay-Wyatt as the interim superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools at their July...