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Alexandria Children Display Posters Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2017

The theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. poster exhibition was “Stand Up, Shout out! Who Inspires You?’’

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Superintendent Proposes $285,323,110 All Funds ACPS Budget For FY2018

January 18, 2017

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin Crawley last week informed the School Board that he is projecting expenditures of $285,323,110, an increase of $8,030,456 or 2.9% for fiscal year 2018. He proposed revenue of $279,910,785, an increase of 4.4%. Crawley proposes to use $5,412,325 from the fund balance to make up the deficit.

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Community Engagement Begins For New West End School

January 17, 2017

Tonight, ACPS is holding the first community meeting regarding the new West End school.

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NOVA Professor Margaret Leary Named 2017 Outstanding Faculty By SCHEV

January 13, 2017

Dr. Margaret Leary, professor of information technology at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College and director of NOVA’s Cybersecurity Program, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Faculty of the Year by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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Marymount Professor Honored for Ethical Approach To Psychology Research

January 12, 2017

Dr. Stacy Lopresti-Goodman, an associate professor of psychology at Marymount University, was honored for her ethical approach to research during the Society for Neuroscience Conference in San Diego.

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Redistricting Review Committee Selects Option To Put Forward To School Board

January 9, 2017

At their final meeting on Wednesday evening, the committee recommended Option 9a as their suggestion for the proposed boundary changes that will be implemented in fall 2018. Option 9a was recommended by 23 out of the 28 members present.

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VCU Student From Alexandria Area Awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

January 6, 2017

Alex Morales, a sophomore fashion merchandising student at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, will study in Italy this semester with support from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

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School Board Votes In New Chair And Vice Chair

January 6, 2017

The Alexandria City School Board voted to appoint Ramee Gentry to the position of Chair of the Board and Cindy Anderson to Vice Chair of the Board for the next year.

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Marymount Professor Studies PTSD In Dogs Used In Lab Experiments

January 6, 2017

While Dr. Stacy Lopresti-Goodman doesn’t hear directly from the victims of post-traumatic stress disorder that she observed for a week in November, their friends often send her pictures of them snuggling, playing, or just lounging outside, enjoying the fresh air and California sunshine.

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Governor McAuliffe And The Virginia Council On Women Announce The 6th Annual STEM Essay Contest

January 5, 2017

Governor McAuliffe and the Virginia Council on Women today announced the 6th Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Essay Contest for high school junior and senior young women.

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