Tag: school resource officers

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...

About Alexandria with Mark Eaton: Alexandria’s listening deficit

Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) thinks parents need another way to share their views about the public schools. Accordingly, he established an email address, [email protected],...

Your Views: Of course SROs belong in schools

To the editor: Indeed, school resource officers make schools safer. In my experience as the father of three and grandfather of six, I have a...

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...

Your Views: Masks and SROs are both safety issues

To the editor: Clarifying a mask mandate lawsuit, Alexandria City Public Schools and six other school boards published the following statement: “School divisions need...

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...

Your Views: Pro-student, not anti-police

To the editor: I am writing to share my concerns about the school resource officer issue. Specifically, a recent letter in the Alexandria Times,...

About Alexandria with Mark Eaton: Rethinking SROs

School resource officers became a flashpoint this year in Alexandria. Last May, City Council voted 5-1 to redirect funding for uniformed Alexandria Police Department...

High school SROs put on leave amid investigation

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The two school resource officers at Alexandria City High School were put on leave on Dec. 16 after a “serious...

Your Views: Public debate, private scheming

To the editor: After City Council voted to restore school resource officers on Oct. 12, we submitted a Freedom of Information Act request related...