Tag: school board

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: The importance...

Literacy provides the pathway to help children succeed. Children need to be exposed early to the wonderful world that comes to life within a...

Minnie Howard assault statement criticized

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria rushed to issue a statement on March 18 hours after an article critical of the city’s handling...

Our View: Hutchings’ wise request

Last week in this space we criticized Alexandria City Public Schools for not notifying Minnie Howard parents about an alleged sexual assault at the...

Filling in the Blanks with Meagan L. Alderton: Building back better

We celebrate the achievements of women during Women’s History Month in March as the Virginia School Boards Association has also designated it Equity in...

ACPS makes masking optional

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board voted at a special meeting on Feb. 24 to rescind a regulation that had mandated students and...

Your Views: Work together, don’t demonize

To the editor: Below is an edited version of a letter the writer sent to Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D. and...

Your Views: Private scheming was anti-police

To the editor: In our Dec. 9, 2021, letter “Public debate, private scheming,” we noted that a Freedom of Information Act request had revealed that...

About Alexandria with Mark Eaton: Repair the ACHS cistern

Every day when Alexandria City High School students and staff cross the plaza to the main entrance of the King Street campus, they walk...

Your Views: School Board should take control of its budget

To the editor: Last July and October, some ugly scenes unfolded in full public view between the previous School Board and previous City Council...

ACPS joins lawsuit against Youngkin

By Olivia Anderson | o[email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools and six other Virginia school districts filed a joint lawsuit on Monday opposing Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R-VA)...