I wish each and every one of you a safe, relaxing and joyful winter break, filled with memorable times with your loved ones. I’ll be back to blogging in the new year.
Archive for December, 2009
As 2009 winds to an end, I reflect upon my first full calendar year in Alexandria City Public Schools. It has certainly been a year of challenge, change, and championing student achievement. (more…)
Please consider these challenges:
*No overall increase in budget in three years
*Increase in student enrollment of over 13%
*Result: thousands of dollars less to spend on each student
This week, Alexandria City Public Schools celebrates Inclusive Schools Week, an annual event sponsored by the Inclusive Schools Network (ISN) that highlights the accomplishments of families, schools, and communities that have dedicated time, labor, and resources to promoting inclusive education for all children. (more…)