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Alexandria Celebrates The U.S. Constitution

September 13, 2016

On Sept. 12, 2016, Alexandria’s Mayor Allison Silberberg signed the official Proclamation commemorating Constiuttion Week, Sept. 17 – 23, 2016, in Council Chambers at City Hall at 11 a.m. This marks our country’s 229th birthday.

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First-Year Marymount Students Learn To Serve Others

September 12, 2016

First-year students not only heard about Marymount University’s commitment to service during their week-long orientation to college life, they put it into action by assembling 2,000 care packages for teenagers transitioning from foster care to life on their own. The activity was part of the annual Saints Serve Day on Aug. 23.

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Redistricting Update: Where Are We In The Process?

September 12, 2016

ACPS Express -- As you may be aware, Alexandria City Public Schools is in the process of redistricting. The process begins in earnest this month when the GIS mapping work to redraw boundaries will take place.

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Marymount Collaborates To Debut First Graduate Level Special Education Training Program For Arlington Diocese Catholic Schools

September 12, 2016

The inaugural cohort of the Marymount University Graduate Special Education Program kicked off this semester with eleven K-8th grade teachers from Catholic schools in the Diocese of Arlington.

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NOVA Partners With Department Of Labor And Industry For Apprenticeship Fair

September 7, 2016

Northern Virginia Community College will host an Apprenticeship Fair for job seekers and industry employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7611 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. The Apprenticeship Fair is being held in partnership with Virginia Department of Labor and Industry-Division of Registered Apprenticeship and SkillSource Group Inc.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Nearly 5 Million Meal Increase In School Breakfast Program

September 7, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that 4.88 million more school breakfasts were served to Virginia students during the 2015-16 school year compared to the prior year, during a visit to Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School with First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and NBA All-Star, Charles Oakley.

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ITT Tech Closes

September 7, 2016

Due to increased federal oversight and a lack of accreditation by the accrediting agency, ITT Technical Institute announced yesterday that it is closing. ITT Tech has more than 140 locations nationwide in over 35 states. There are five ITT Tech campuses in Virginia: Springfield, Chantilly, Richmond, Norfolk and Salem.

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Governor McAuliffe Visits T. C.’s International Academy

September 6, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe visited the T. C. Williams International Academy today to help launch the school year and to showcase the efforts of educators and students to build a collaborative learning environment.

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Alexandria Students Go Back To School

September 6, 2016

Summer’s over except for the heat and humidity and today, Alexandria’s more than 13,000 public school students went back to school.

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Marymount University Receives Federal Grant For Older Adult Falls Prevention Programs In Northern Virginia

September 2, 2016

Marymount University was one of eight organizations nationally that recently received a two-year $480,000 grant from the Administration on Aging, a program division within the Administration for Community Living, to embed evidence-based falls prevention programs across Northern Virginia. Both Inova Health Systems and Goodwin House are major partners with significant roles in the grant implementation.

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