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County, APS Supporting Schools’ Families During COVID-19 Shutdown

Arlington Public Schools and Arlington County Government are working together to support families following Governor Ralph Northam’s March 23 announcement that all Virginia public and private schools, K-12, will be closed through the rest of the academic year to protect the health and safety of Virginians and reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. 

COVID-19: An Update from the Interim Superintendent — March 26

As we all continue to support each other during these challenging times, I want to provide a brief update on our plans, based on guidance we have received from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) to date.  But, first I want to acknowledge the impact this is having on family routines and thank you for your continued partnership in working through our present set of circumstances due to the coronavirus.

School Board Update: Tonight’s (3/25) Public Hearing Postponed

The School Board Public Hearing on the Interim Superintendent’s Proposed Budget scheduled for March 25 has been canceled and will be rescheduled. The Board will still hold a brief meeting on 3/25 at 7 p.m which can be viewed online and on Comcast Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS 41.

COVID-19 Instructional Update – March 23

As APS and our students head into week two of learning from home, we wanted to provide a few updates regarding teacher-family communications, Spring Break and the assignment of new work. We appreciate the collaborative work that continues to take place between students, parents and teachers during the APS closure and are committed to providing the educational support families need.

Special Announcement: Upcoming Public Hearing and School Board Meeting

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the School Board will be taking the following steps to protect the community, staff, and Board members at this time: In general, upcoming Board Meetings will not be open to public comment unless legally required. Alternative means will be available to view Board meetings and provide input to […]