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Fairfax County board approves budget that boosts employee pay, social services

Published on: 
Wed, 04/25/2012
Media Source: 
Connection Newspapers
The board also sweetened Griffin’s proposal for school spending, agreeing to give Fairfax County Public Schools $1.85 billion, more than 52 percent of its general fund.

Editorial: Refocusing the schools debate in Fairfax

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Sun, 10/02/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post

FAIRFAX COUNTY Schools Superintendent

Fairfax County School Board races could overshadow other campaigns this year

Published on: 
Mon, 08/15/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Like many Fairfax County parents, Steven Stuban and his wife entrusted their child to the nationally regarded public school system, believing that the people who ran the district would do what’s be

Fairfax County election slates shape up

Published on: 
Wed, 06/22/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Republicans hope to keep the Braddock seat in their column and increase their numbers on the board, but they like their odds even better in what is shaping up to be a spirited and wide-open fight for the Fairfax County School Board.“There is a ton of anger out there about how the School Board and the superintendent are running the schools,” said Anthony Bedell, chairman of the

Fairfax to put extra money in budget into county workers' health plans

Published on: 
Wed, 09/15/2010
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The board, as expected, also grudgingly agreed to give an additional $1.3 million to the Priority Schools Initiative that provides extra teachers and instructional time to impoverished children. Although the supervisors considered the program worthy, they reiterated their chagrin at the way the Fairfax County School Board and Superintendent Jack D. Dale had handled the request for additional funds.

Fairfax supervisors annoyed but agree to increase funds for needy students

Published on: 
Wed, 07/28/2010
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to commit an extra $1.3 million to public schools for their neediest students -- but not without grumbling over whether the School Board and the superintendent had manipulated the budget and public emotion to secure the funds.

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