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Letter to Editor: What Fairfax schools need to boost student achievement

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Pat Hynes (Hunter Mill)
Published on: 
Tue, 09/24/2013
Media Source: 
Connection Newspapers

Regarding the Sept.

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

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. 

Only $152 million more to go for Fairfax County schools

Published on: 
Fri, 12/28/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Examiner

The Fairfax County School Board found nearly $10 million in unspent funding in its current budget and will set most of the money aside to spend next year -- a downpayment

Letter to the Editor: New Online Math Program 'A Model for a 21st Century Disaster'

Published on: 
Mon, 11/12/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

To the Editor:

There is a new math ‘series’ that is being implemented in Fairfax County Public Schools, currently. It is an online disaster that could have been avoided.

Online Math Textbooks Rankle Teachers, Parents Critics say program rolled out without sufficient preparation

Published on: 
Sun, 11/11/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

Shortly after the start of the school year in September, Kirsten Rucker had scheduled an X-ray appointment for one of her twin sons — both juniors at Oakton High School — after class.

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