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Virginia Schools May Start Later Than 8am Thanks to Sleep Doctors

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Molly Greenberg,
Published on: 
Mon, 06/17/2013
Media Source: 
Other

Once again Fairfax County is looking into whether high schools should open later to accommodate students' "natural sleep cycles," this time

District Summit Addresses Concussions Amongst Youth Athletes

Published on: 
Sun, 02/10/2013
Media Source: 
WAMU 88.5 FM Public Radio

The National Athletic Trainers Association is hosting a summit in the District designed to reduce the rate of concussion-related and even fatal injuries in high school athletes.

School Board Member Schultz to Hold Three Town Hall Meetings on FCPS Priorities

Published on: 
Tue, 01/15/2013
Media Source: 
The Patch

Springfield District School Board Member Elizabeth L. Schultz will conduct three town hall meetings this month to discuss priorities within the Fairfax County Public School system. 

Group Pushes for Later School Start Times in Fairfax County

Published on: 
Tue, 04/03/2012
Media Source: 
Fox 5 News

WASHINGTON - Fairfax County's school board is reopening the question of whether to start classes later in the day.

Fairfax School Board asks Montgomery for advice on superintendent search

Published on: 
Thu, 03/15/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Last year, Montgomery spent eight months looking for a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jerry Weast. In April, the county named Joshua P. Starr as its new schools chief.

Fairfax County debates honors for high school graduates enlisting in military

Published on: 
Thu, 03/08/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

In Fairfax County, where honors abound for high school seniors on the road to college, a growing chorus of parents says that spring graduatio

School Chief to tell Principals to Back off Teachers

Published on: 
Thu, 06/23/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Examiner

Fairfax County Superintendent Jack Dale is planning to tell principals to ease teachers' workloads outside the classroom, following months of complaints from school employees who say they're overworked and overwhelmed.

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