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Kadera gets company in School Board race

It likely will be more a coronation than an election on Nov. 2, but Democratic Arlington School Board endorsee Mary Kadera will still have a race to run. Major Mike Webb, who has floated around the periphery of the Northern...

GOP leader questions legitimacy of Democratic caucus

A key leader of the Arlington County Republican Committee last week mused publicly whether the powers-that-be of the Arlington County Democratic Committee put their thumbs on the scale to help a School Board candidate across the finish line. The Democratic...

Democrats ratify Kadera as School Board endorsee

The Arlington County Democratic Committee made it official June 2, ratifying Mary Kadera as the party’s endorsee and sending her to likely victory in the November School Board race. “Thank you, everybody – I’m so, so, so, so, so excited,”...

Editor’s Notebook: Shades of an election a decade ago

Some years back (2011, for those keeping score at home), Barbara Favola was challenged in the Democratic primary for state Senate by Jaime Areizaga-Soto, who for his kickoff before the Arlington County Democratic Committee brought out a large and...

Democrats go with Kadera as School Board pick

Mary Kadera, who became (perhaps somewhat against her will) the de-facto choice of the Arlington Democratic establishment, came away with victory in the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s weeklong School Board caucus voting. But the result was no resounding vote of...

Letter: Kadera is more nuanced choice for School Board

Editor: Mary Kadera has passionately and thoughtfully advocated for students across Arlington for years. Her knowledge of education in general, and Arlington Public Schools specifically, comes from an impressive career in education that makes her uniquely qualified in this...

Infrastructure in place for Democratic School Board caucus

Even though the Arlington County Democratic Committee is pushing the concept of online voting as its preference, four in-person locations will be available for those casting ballots in the upcoming School Board caucus. Mary Kadera and Miranda Turner are seeking...

School Board candidates have concerns about Va. math proposals

With the Virginia Department of Education under attack – fairly or unfairly – for what critics say is an attempt to dumb down math instruction across the commonwealth, the two candidates for the Democratic endorsement for Arlington School Board...

Editor’s Notebook: Could a day of reckoning for school leaders be coming?

A recent missive by Arlington School Board candidate Mary Kadera leads one to wonder if, at least from her perspective, we have a wide-open Democratic School Board caucus in the making. Kadera yesterday sent out a note to supporters, which...

School Board aspirants seek more transparency on achievement gaps

Taking a page from the musical playbook of the Fifth Dimension – one needs to be of a certain age to get that reference – the two candidates for the Democratic endorsement for School Board say there’s one tangible...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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