Tag: Virginia Department of Education

ACPS responds to state changes

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools responded to a proposal by Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA), that included new model policies. According to the Viginia Department...

Alexandria SOL pass rates lag behind state scores

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools’ 2021-22 Standards of Learning scores improved from last year in three of four categories, though state...

Your Views: Stamping out the math wars

To the editor: In response to the May 6 letter to the editor, “STEMing access to math,” I encourage students and parents concerned about...

Your Views: STEMing access to math

To the editor: The Virginia Department of Education’s Virginia Math Pathways Initiative plans to restrict advanced math before 11th grade will waste the time...

Your Views: VDE policies are misguided

To the editor: The Virginia Department of Education has introduced a guidance document entitled “Model Policies for the Treatment of Transgender Students in Virginia’s Public...

2018-2019 SOL results were a mixed bag for ACPS

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] There was good news and bad news for Alexandria City Public Schools in the Standards of Learning test results for...

Our View: Good news from Alexandria schools

There are three encouraging reports about Alexandria schools in this and last weeks’ Times, two involving Alexandria City Public Schools and one from Blessed...

New system boosts ACPS accreditation

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Fourteen of Alexandria City Public Schools’ 16 schools are expected to be fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year, according...

Our View: SOL results – The good, the bad and the...

Data is all in the eye of the beholder. To wit, a case can be made that the just-released Standards of Learning test results were...

ACPS test score decline part of two-year trend

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Denise Dunbar Alexandria City Public Schools saw slight declines in the pass rates of all five general subject categories of its...