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T. C. Williams Senior Awarded VSBA Exhibitors Scholarship

December 15, 2017

T. C. Williams High School senior, Jay Falk, has been awarded the top Virginia School Boards Association Exhibitors Scholarship for her commitment to a future in public policy, academics and work as a student representative of the School Board.

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Alexandria City School Board Selects T. C. Graduate As New Superintendent

December 14, 2017

The Alexandria City School Board has selected Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr., a 1995 graduate of T. C. Williams High School, as Superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools. Hutchings will begin his duties at ACPS on July 1.

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McAuliffe Signs Executive Directive 14, Announces Budget Actions To Address Virginia’s Teacher Shortage

December 11, 2017

Governor McAuliffe today announced a series of budget actions and signed a new executive directive to address Virginia’s growing teacher shortage. Budget actions include both new investments and budget language targeting teacher recruitment and retention, and the directive asks the Virginia Board of Education to issue emergency regulations giving colleges and universities the option to offer undergraduate majors in education.

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Virginia Schools Closing Connectivity Gap

December 11, 2017

The schools attended by approximately 75% of Virginia’s 1.3 million public school students now meet or exceed the Federal Communications Commission’s minimum standard for internet connectivity, according to the non-profit organization EducationSuperHighway’s latest state connectivity snapshot. In 2015, only about 14% of Virginia students attended schools meeting the FCC standard.

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Free Dental Services For Students Expanded Through WOW Plus

December 11, 2017

ACPS is committed to ensuring that our children are healthy and ready to learn. As part of that commitment, we are pleased to announce the expansion of the Wellness on Wheels Bus program to WOW Plus.

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Interim Superintendent Unveils Proposed $459 Million Ten-Year CIP Budget

December 7, 2017

Alexandria City Public Schools Interim Superintendent Lois F. Berlin last week presented her proposed Capital Improvement Program budget for FY 2019-2028, in line with the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Joint City-Schools Facilities Investment Task Force, with a focus on increasing elementary and high school capacity.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Students Awarded $140,000 In Cyber Security Scholarships

November 29, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia students have been awarded a total of $140,000 in cyber security scholarships as a result of their participation in the SANS Institute CyberStart online cyber security skills aptitude pilot program.

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T. C. Students Develop App To Help Teens Cope With Anxiety

November 28, 2017

Four T. C. Williams High School students, who developed a game application titled, “Rebudd: A Mental Health App for Adolescents” to help those with anxiety, won the opportunity to present it at the 2017 American Medical Informatics Association National Conference earlier this month.

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Marymount Dean Honored By Organization That Promotes Adolescent Literature

November 27, 2017

Dr. Lois Stover, dean of Marymount University’s School of Education and Human Services, was presented the 2017 Ted Hipple Service Award by the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English on Saturday, Nov. 18 in St. Louis.

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ACPS Interim Superintendent Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

November 27, 2017

Interim Superintendent Lois F. Berlin has appointed Mignon Anthony as the new chief operating officer for Alexandria City Public Schools. Anthony will start in her new role on Jan. 17, 2018.

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