Tag: schools

Lois Berlin reflects on year as superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Lois Berlin didn’t let an interim title and one-year tenure get in the way of moving Alexandria City Public...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Affordable housing should not be local priority

To the editor: On May 12, the Alexandria City Council voted to confirm increasing the restaurant meal tax from 4 percent to 5 percent, and...

Letter to the Editor: Vice Mayor understands schools needs

To the editor: As the father of two young children who will start in Alexandria City Public Schools in the coming years, I’m excited for...

Our View: Should Alexandria’s high school bear the name ‘T.C. Williams?’

We are in the midst of a national conversation concerning who should be memorialized with statues or by having their names on street signs,...

Alexandria schools focus on school safety amidst gun violence

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com In the wake of mass school shootings across the country, Alexandria students and parents are counting on administrations in their...

Gun violence town hall held in wake of mass shootings

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria City Public Schools hosted a town hall conversation about guns in America’s schools at T.C. Williams High School on...

Letter to the Editor: Six steps to ensure school safety

To the editor: The shootings in Parkland, Florida should have told us rather vividly that we need to ensure that our school children are provided...

Alexandria City School Board votes to increase budget request

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Following City Manager Mark Jinks proposing a $742.3 million operating budget last week, the Alexandria City School Board has voted...
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