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Filling in the Blanks: SOLs are just one way of measuring...

The beginning of a school year always coincides with receiving the results of testing conducted in the previous school year. Tests such as the...

Letter to the Editor: Methodology used to examine SOL performance was...

To the editor: I’m writing in response to the August 24 article and editorial pieces that attempt summaries of the changes in SOL test performance...

Outgoing ACPS Superintendent moves into ‘next phase’

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The announcement on May 10 that Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Alvin Crawley had submitted his resignation to the school...

Landmark Mall: Macy’s, kebabs and … classrooms?

School officials say Landmark Mall may host classrooms as they look at potential sites for satellite high school campuses geared toward students struggling at...

$236 million ACPS budget would shorten intersession, overhaul adult education

Superintendent Morton Sherman unveiled Alexandria City Public Schools’ $236-million fiscal year 2013 operating budget Thursday, a proposal that shakes up several of the district’s...

Public schools flunk federal tests but narrow racial disparities

Board chair says ACPS cannot afford to focus on labels alone


Alexandria school news

Adopted school budget meets city managers threshold

Plan still requires approval of City Council

Abuse on the bus

School employee pleads guilty to assaulting special needs student


Vote soon to come on plan to make up snow days; New focus considered for Jefferson-Houston 
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