Schools are bursting at the seams while trying to do more with less.
.Enrollment is up, and funding is down. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, which looked at funding and staffing trends at every school division in Virginia.
Lenders of last resort in Alexandria try to buy influence in Richmond.
Alexandria has eight car-title lending locations and two payday lenders, plus a growing number of companies offering online loans at nosebleed interest rates. It’s an industry that’s been under fire in recent years, and now campaign-finance disclosures show these companies are spreading their money around to Democrats and Republicans in an effort to influence the next General Assembly.
On the ballot in the City of Alexandria, Nov. 5, 2019
Two candidates vie for Democratic nomination; eight-year term.
Council, School Board meeting reviews budget process challenges.
School Board to vote on strategy for high school expansion.
Newly elected City Council, School Board take their posts.
A look at Alexandria’s local races in a mid-term year.
16 Candidates in Race for School Board
16 candidates vie for 9 seats; 4 incumbents not running.
A large School Board campaign contribution disclosed three years late.
Wilson unopposed for mayor; nine others compete for remaining six seats.