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County, State Passing Rates Fall on New Math SOLs

Published on: 
Thu, 09/20/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

Fairfax County Public Schools students largely outperformed their peers on the 2011-2012 Virginia Standard of Learning (SOL) tests, including on more rigorous state math standards introduced fo

Letter: No Enemies on TJ Admissions Front

Published on: 
Thu, 08/16/2012
Media Source: 
Connection Newspapers

I’m writing about the complaint filed by the Coalition of the Silence regarding the lack of representation of Black, Latino, poor and disabled kids at Thomas Jefferson High School for Scienc

Thomas Jefferson H.S., Fairfax schools shut out blacks and Latinos, complaint alleges

Published on: 
Tue, 07/24/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The disproportionately low number of black and Latino students admitted to Fairfax County’s prestigious

Compensation, Achievement Gaps Weigh on School Budget Hearing

Published on: 
Sun, 05/20/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

A week before the Fairfax County School Board is scheduled to approve a fiscal year 2013 budget, community members advocated Tuesday for closing achievement gaps, increasing funding for employe

Community organizer Tina Hone aims to amplify the voices of underserved kids in Fairfax County

Published on: 
Mon, 02/20/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post
Tina Hone built a reputation during her tenure on the Fairfax County School Board as an ally of parents battling the superintendent over issues ranging from discipline code reform to later high school
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