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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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Republicans pass on School Board endorsement

“Thanks, but no thanks” was the message from the Arlington County Republican Committee to the two School Board candidates on the Nov. 2 ballot. In one of the less surprising moments of the 2021 campaign season, Republicans on Oct. 7...

Editor’s Notebook: Definitely not going to fly these days

The world was different back in the day. (“Back in the day” more or less meaning any time before 2020.) But let’s go back a little further – to this coming week in 1936, to be exact. Here’s one item...

Candidates: APS not serving minority students well

Candidates seeking to be Arlington’s next School Board member were asked, during a Sept. 20 Arlington NAACP campaign forum, to grade the county school system’s efforts serving students, and communities, of color. The response surely will not warm the hearts...

Candidate urges restraint in developing Career Center site

Arlington’s likely next School Board member says her future colleagues need to pump the brakes and consider scaling back grandiose plans for the Arlington Career Center site. In a Sept. 14 forum sponsored by the Arlington County Civic Federation, Mary...

School Board contender presses for debates, debates and more debates

The result in November is all but a foregone conclusion, but one of the two candidates for Arlington School Board is trying to prime the pump for more, rather than fewer, candidate-engagement sessions in coming months. “To prepare for the...
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Letter: Del. Simon lives his values, aids his community

Editor: In your Oct. 21 Fairfax legislative-races endorsements, you claim that the Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd) is “disconnected from...
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