Tag: schools

Community reacts to Gov. Youngkin’s transgender policy

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] The Alexandria community is reacting to Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s announcement of updated model policies for transgender students, which were released last...

About Alexandria: Communicating about schools

By Mark Eaton  The first day of school is a kind of New Year’s Day for families and for Alexandria City Public Schools teachers and...

ACPS sets plans for return to virtual learning

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After a snow-induced return to virtual learning in Alexandria City Public Schools last week, ACPS has outlined protocol for how...

T.C.’s precocious storyteller

By Will Schick | [email protected] Local journalist Bridgette Adu-Wadier makes covering the news look easy. In three years, Adu-Wadier has managed to publish a range of...

Parent activists push for ACPS reopening

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A group of parents and community members have taken a stand against Alexandria City Public Schools’ reopening plan – or...

School Board nears decision on T.C. Williams renaming

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria City Public Schools community voiced near unanimous support for renaming T.C. Williams High School during the Oct. 29...

ACPS plans to stay mostly virtual through December

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Early Wednesday morning, Alexandria City Public Schools announced plans for all students, with the exception of those with disabilities, to...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Unacceptable to...

Our nation is simultaneously experiencing two global pandemics: COVID-19 and racial inequity.  While we all strive to adjust to what is known as our “new...

MacArthur rebuild comes in over budget

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City Council approved a development special use permit on Saturday for the Douglas MacArthur Modernization Project, which is currently $5...

Council votes to increase school density

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance to allow greater density at city schools has come FAR since it was...