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Fairfax County schools chief outlines vision for district

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Tue, 09/03/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Karen Garza spent the summer sizing up Fairfax County’s vast school system, the largest in Virginia and one of the largest in the country.

In New Test, Fairfax Schools Find 'Better Measure' of Student Performance

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Erica R. Hendry,William Callahan
Published on: 
Sat, 03/23/2013
Media Source: 
The Patch

When teachers in Fairfax County review results of the state's Standard of Learning tests, they learn whether their students passed or failed in a given subject.

Teachers Frustrated With Fairfax Co. Public Schools

Published on: 
Wed, 02/27/2013
Media Source: 
WRC 4 NBC News
For Full Story, Please Click HERE: 

http://www.nbcwashington.com/video/#!/news/local/Teachers-Frustrated-With-Fairfax-Co--Public-Schools/193443601

Some teachers in Fairfax County say they are frustrated because they're being spread too thin. Listen to and watch this 2 minute report.

Fairfax County Teachers: 'I Can't Sustain This'

Published on: 
Tue, 02/26/2013
Media Source: 
The Patch

Dan Hale has been a teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools for 20 years, but he’s never felt or seen his colleagues as overwhelmed as they are today.

Teacher Pay a Heavy Topic at Schools Hearing

Published on: 
Wed, 01/30/2013
Media Source: 
The Patch

Kevin Hickerson has taught in Fairfax County Public Schools for a decade, but this year is the first he's realized he may need to change careers if he wants to continue to live here and make en

Fairfax schools announces $2.5 billion spending plan that includes teacher raises

Published on: 
Fri, 01/11/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Fairfax County teachers could see a modest salary increase next year under a $2.5 billion spending plan that also includes an expansion of language instruction and additional money for Adv

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