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?”
Superintendent Announces Budget Based on Ensuring Equity
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has proposed a balanced Operating Budget focused on ensuring equitable distribution of resources among students and improving standards of excellence, both in the classroom and for school facilities.
What the Capital Improvement Budget for the Next Ten Years Means for You
The 2020-2029 Capital Improvement Program Budget for the next ten years was approved to go forward to City Council on March 11. See what it means for your child’s experience.
Board Matters: Farewell to Five Board Members, Hello to the Capital Budget and the New Calendar
The last School Board meeting before the holidays included approval of the 2019-2020 academic calendar, an update on the Program of Studies, the difference in costs associated with a single high school and a connected high school for The High School Project, and approval of the Capital Improvement Program Budget for the next ten years.
Superintendent Announces Capital Plan Aligned with Programming Vision
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has unveiled a ten-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget focused on the fast resolution of urgent elementary and high school capacity issues, while also ensuring alignment with the joint goals of the City and School Board.
Board Matters: A Run Down of the Numbers
Thursday’s School Board meeting was heavy on facilities information with the presentation of the Superintendent’s Proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget, a presentation of the long-awaited educational vision for The High School Project, an update on our enrollment numbers, plus a Board Brief on where to find facilities web pages.
Board Matters: An Update from the Most Recent School Board Meeting
This new regular item in ACPS Express will help keep you up-to-date with the discussions that take place at the School Board meetings and the decisions that are made there.
What Does the Budget Mean for Your Child’s Educational Experience Next School Year?
The Alexandria City School Board has passed a budget that focuses on ensuring all classrooms have the teachers and materials they need to match growing enrollment, while attracting and retaining the best teaching staff for the future. But what does it mean for your child?
Capital Improvement Plan Budget Focuses on Future Collaboration with the City
The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget for 2019-2028 goes part way toward addressing the needs of growing student enrollment and ACPS’ aging facilities, while focusing on future collaboration with the City and property acquisition to address the rest.
Interim Superintendent Presents Budget to Support Growing Enrollment and the Classroom
Interim Superintendent Lois F. Berlin has presented a fiscally responsible Combined Funds Budget that is focused on the classroom and supporting growing enrollment.
Interim Superintendent Unveils Capital Improvement Program Aligned with Task Force Recommendations
ACPS Interim Superintendent Lois F. Berlin has unveiled a 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.
What are Your Top Budget Priorities for the Next School Year?
Developing the ACPS budget is a year-round process involving the entire community. Learn how you can get involved and why it is important.
School Board Approves Final Budget Focused on Retaining Staff and Maintaining Classrooms
The Alexandria City School Board approved the FY 2018 Final Combined Funds Budget for Alexandria City Public Schools on Thursday. Read about what it means for ACPS, our students and our staff.
School Board Debates How to Close $2.1 million Budget Gap
The School Board discussed how to close the $2.1 million gap in the Operating Budget at the School Board’s budget add/delete work session on Thursday evening.
City Council Votes FY 2018 Budget
The City Council passed their budget for FY 2018 on Thursday evening. The total funds approved by the City Council leave ACPS with a $2.1 million gap from the approved Operating Budget and $13.5 million for the approved Capital Improvement Program.