Tag: schools

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...

ACPS chooses name for West End elementary school

After releasing its shortlist of possible names earlier this month, the Alexandria City School Board has chosen an Alexandrian civil rights activist and longtime...

Letter to the Editor: Come election day, we remember schools votes

To the editor: Forgive me, but I am confused at Mayor Allison Silberberg’s comments in the Alexandria Times article, “Allison Silberberg prepares to launch reelection...

City manager to unveil proposed budget

City Manager Mark Jinks is set to formally present his proposed FY2019 budget to members of city council on Tuesday night. The formal unveiling...
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