Board Matters: Superintendent Proposes Ten-Year Vision for Equitable, Safe, Modern Facilities; Plus All the New Enrollment Numbers

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Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. presented a ten-year vision for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget that builds capacity across all grade levels, increases safety and security, modernizes facilities for the 21st century, and ensures equitable investment across all schools.

Board Matters: Swing Space, MacArthur Modernization, and Future Capital Priorities

group of children on a giant swing

This was a week where capital projects were high on the list for discussion. The School Board and City Council met to discuss capital project priorities for the next ten years, while the School Board dug into updates on the swing space project and the modernization of Douglas MacArthur Elementary School. 

Celebrating Our Support Staff of the Year Nominees

ACPS Support Staff

This year, for the first time, ACPS is recognizing an Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. This week we’re celebrating all of our nominees. Read what makes them outstanding. The winner will be announced in April.

What Impact Does Money Have on a Child’s Education?

Teacher reading to students in class

When we think of the things that have the biggest impact on the success of a child, we think about the teacher. So, following the School Board’s approval of the Superintendent’s proposed budget last week, we are asking, “Does money really make a difference?”

ACPS Announces Formal Exploration of Partnership with NOVA to Launch Early College Program

summer graduation 2018. students seated in caps and gowns

ACPS announced formal plans to take steps to partner with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) on an Early College High School program as part of the new Connected High School Network to be set up through The High School Project. Early College will allow students the opportunity to graduate with an associate degree from NOVA at the same time as they graduate from T.C. Williams.

Going Forward: Implementing My Vision

Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. Implementing My Vision

Last week, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. shared his vision for how to make ACPS the best it has ever been. This week, he reviews the importance of implementing that plan to bring it to life.