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For students with disabilities, discipline issues take toll

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Wed, 07/17/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Julie Landry admits that her 8-year-old son, a rising third-grader in Fairfax County, is rambunctious, but she insists that he isn’t a troublemaker.

Letter to the EditorThe zero-tolerance myth in Fairfax schools

Published on: 
Tue, 06/19/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

As someone who has been a long-term substitute teacher in Fairfax County for five years, logging about 4,000 classroom hours, I had to laugh at the notion [

Senior prank may cause students to miss graduation

Published on: 
Wed, 06/13/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Not long after the mischief started, Chris Shoemaker says, he knew it was a bad idea.

Letter to the Editor Fairfax County sends wrong message with delayed vote on discipline

Published on: 
Tue, 06/12/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Regarding the June 9 Metro article “Fairfax School

Fairfax school board delays action on discipline policies

Published on: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County School Board postponed action Thursday night on a series of proposals that would have brought major changes to discipline policies, tabling a measure to require that parents

Lawmakers Stand Together on Parental Notification Legislation

Published on: 
Tue, 01/24/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

Northern Virginia lawmakers showed bipartisan support for proposals on requiring parental notification in school disciplinary matters in a news conference in the House of Delegates on Monday.

School cameras a slippery slope

Published on: 
Tue, 10/11/2011
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

Another school-related storm is brewing within Fairfax County, and this one has nothing to do with boundary lines or discipline policies.

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