Virginia Schools Insider: alexandria city public schools


Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Doodle 4 Google: Alexandria student is Virginia winner and national finalist

Who gets to dream up the Doodles that appear on Google’s home page? One of them could be Eileen Powell, an Alexandria fifth-grader.

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Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Alexandria adult ed testing investigation: Federal funds frozen while probe continues

Va. Department of Education officials have suspended the program’s federal funds while they investigate testing irregularities.

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Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Alexandria adult education program under investigation

Virginia education officials have discovered testing irregularities that threaten the program’s funding and leave Superintendent Mort Sherman facing another controversy.

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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 02/29/2012

The Lorax helps market Mazda SUVs to elementary school children nationwide

The Lorax — that squat orange creature Dr. Seuss created to speak for the trees — is now hawking SUVs at elementary schools.

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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/14/2011

T.C. Williams High hosts Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Education Secretary Arne Duncan swung through the school accompanied by a scrum of student reporters, photographers and videographers.

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