Tag: schools

My View | Mignon Rollins Anthony: Unfulfilled promises at ACPS

Tuesday marked my final day as the chief operating officer for Alexandria City Public Schools. I begin this letter with an apology to ACPS...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings: I can’t be...

Over the past couple of weeks, America has once again faced the ugly truth about racism, injustice and police brutality. It is no surprise...

Your Views: Development trumps schools and trees

To the editor: On May 26, CNN ran a story about tree loss. According to David Nowak, a senior U.S. Forest Service scientist and co-author...

Our View: The new normal

The cartoon in the May 7 Alexandria Times depicted a man and woman walking up to a restaurant with people sitting at outdoor tables...

Governor announces schools reopening plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Virginia schools will begin reopening and offering in-person instruction in the fall, Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) announced at a press...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Unprecedented times...

There is no doubt that unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions. It is moments like this that call for innovation, creativity and flexibility in...

ACPS faces cybersecurity issues with online learning

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Since Alexandria City Public Schools cancelled in-person classes on March 13, the school division has faced several challenges in adapting...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Diary of...

The past month was unprecedented. Alexandria City Public Schools experienced events that no superintendent expects to see in their career – but our ACPS...

School board approves revised academic calendar, considers new grading policy

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D., and Alexandria City Public Schools staff presented changes to the school division's academic calendar and...

ACPS closes for the rest of 2019-2020 school year

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In response to the growing outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) announced at a press conference...