Tag: schools

Planning Commission approves compromise density amendment for public schools

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Planning Commission unanimously approved an amendment to the city’s Zoning Ordinance that would allow public schools to increase density...

Your Views: Teaching should be in person

To the editor: I would expect that teachers who value their profession and the good of their students would be pressing schools, both public and...

Alexandria schools receive state grant funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools was one of 51 recipients of a state grant aimed at allowing school divisions, community groups...

Private schools gravitate toward in-person instruction

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] All public school systems in Northern Virginia, including Alexandria City Public Schools, have announced that they will begin the school...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D.: ACPS commits...

There is no doubt that these are unprecedented times. No one could have predicted the global pandemic that closed our school buildings suddenly on March...

Our View: Class without a classroom

What has been apparent for weeks was formally announced on July 31: Alexandria City Public Schools will begin the 2020-21 school year with 100%...

ACPS plans to go fully online for fall 2020

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools students will be attending classes entirely online for the start of the fall 2020 school year,...

Your Views: Schools can’t solve our childcare crisis

To the editor: As COVID cases continue to spike nationwide, full-time in-person instruction will not be a reality in most school districts this fall. As...

T.C. Williams grads awarded more than $500K

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria gave $504,000 in scholarships to 181 graduating seniors from T.C. Williams High School’s class of...

School board launches high school renaming process

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria school board unanimously voted on July 10 to begin the process to rename T.C. Williams High School. The decision...