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

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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

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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.

Brown vs. Board: It Takes a Community to Make a Difference

Secret Seven: Integrating Alexandria Schools

In our final article commemorating the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education and Alexandria’s long journey to desegregation, we turn our attention to the community activism it took to made strides towards equity in Alexandria. Learn about the Secret Seven, a group of men resolved to end the systemic racism in Alexandria in the 1960s.

Celebrate the Top ACPS Moments of 2018 With Us

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Graduating our largest class yet, welcoming (back) a new superintendent, opening two new schools … these are just a few of the things that ACPS is celebrating as we close out 2018 and ring in the new year!

ACPS Launches Award for Staff Who Help Our Division Run Smoothly

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A brand new support staff recognition program honors exemplary support staff alongside exceptional teachers and principals. Learn how to nominate staff members who exemplify excellence in their work.

Fun Ways to Spend Your Winter Break

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Toy-making, Waterskiing Santa, a fantastical holiday and train display made of plant materials — these are just a few of the must-see items to add to your winter break punch list.

Give Generously This Holiday Season — Sponsor an ACPS Student or Family

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Each year this program ensures that students who would otherwise not receive gifts have a wonderful holiday season. Sign up to sponsor a student and help spread holiday cheer.