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Lee Center Report Shows Big Costs For City, Large Losses For RPCA

September 22, 2017

In the wake of projected school enrollment increases facing Alexandria City Public Schools, Superintendent Alvin Crawley requested that ACPS and the City work jointly to determine the viability of converting the Lee Center complex into elementary school swing space.

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Alexandria Library Partners With George Mason Elementary To Provide Students With Library Cards During Library Card Sign-Up Month

September 22, 2017

As part of the ConnectED initiative – designed to enrich K-12 education for every student in America – George Mason Elementary students will visit the Alexandria Library’s Duncan Branch to have a facility walk-through and equip each student with a library card.

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Marymount University Teams Up With Junior Achievement To Teach The Value Of A College Education

September 22, 2017

The school year is in full swing in Fairfax County, and Marymount University has teamed up with Junior Achievement of Greater Washington to educate middle schoolers about the value of a college education. Marymount is the Education Storefront partner at JA Finance Park in Fairfax County.   A trip to the Finance Park, a “mini-city”

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Bishop Ireton Announces Four Commended Students In 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program

September 21, 2017

Bishop Ireton’s Head of School, Dr. Tom Curry, and Principal, Mrs. Denise Tobin, announced yesterday that four members of the Class of 2018 were named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Sean Gibbons, Madeleine McDade, Kevin McNerney and Christopher Nguyen received a letter of commendation.

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Governor And First Lady Announce 10 Million Meal Increase In Statewide School Breakfast Program

September 21, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe announced that over 10 million more school breakfasts were served to Virginia students during the 2016-2017 school year compared to the 2013-14 school year. Program growth is driven by adoption of alternative service models, which provide access to breakfast as a part of the school day.

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Arlington County Educator Michelle Cottrell-Williams Named 2018 Virginia Teacher Of The Year

September 19, 2017

Michelle Cottrell-Williams, a social studies teacher at Wakefield High School in Arlington County, was named 2018 Virginia Teacher of the Year during a recognition ceremony Monday evening at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.

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T.C. Williams Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

September 18, 2017

Congratulations to T.C. Williams High School senior Madeline Waldhoff, who has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.

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School Bicycling Program Expands To Six New Schools Thanks To Safe Routes To School Grant

September 18, 2017

ACPS has received a Safe Routes to School grant to expand last year’s Bicycling in the Schools pilot to six more elementary schools and encourage students to walk and bike to school.

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Kaine, Capito Introduce Bill To Deal With Workforce Shortages Through Middle School Pilot Program

September 15, 2017

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and co-chair of the Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus, and Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), introduced the bipartisan Middle School Technical Education Program Act, legislation that would expose middle school students to CTE programs focused on career exploration.

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Giant Food Kicks Off 2017-2018 A+ School Rewards Program

September 14, 2017

Giant Food of Landover, MD opened registration for its annual A+ School Rewards program for the 2017-2018 school year. The annual fundraiser allows customers to earn funds for up to two local schools with every qualified Giant food grocery store purchase.

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