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School Board to look at student selection methods

Published on: 
Fri, 03/08/2013
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

An enrollment boom in advanced academic programs is causing county school officials to re-evaluate how students are selected to receive Advance Academic Program services.

School Board member pushes to remove sodas from Fairfax schools

Published on: 
Mon, 02/25/2013
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

During the 2011-12 school year, more than 430,000 soft drinks were sold from 139 vending machines based in 28 school facilities, according to the Fairfax County Public School system.

Spanish switch divides Herndon Elementary parents

Published on: 
Fri, 02/15/2013
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

Herndon Elementary School parents are divided about a proposal that would switch the school’s foreign language offering from French to Spanish beginning next fall.

Teachers give online math textbooks a failing grade Lack of training, access to technology cited as central issues

Published on: 
Fri, 11/16/2012
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

Online math textbooks launched this year in Fairfax County Public schools are receiving harsh reviews from teachers and parents.

Textbook purchase raises questions about budget process

Published on: 
Fri, 08/03/2012
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

Just two months after approving its 2012-13 academic year budget, School Board members faced adjustments to the school system’s budget, which included $7.7 million for math textbooks and $2 mil

School system survey suggests need for greater outreach

Published on: 
Sun, 12/04/2011
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

The results of a survey conducted by the Fairfax County Public School system could lead to greater outreach to parents and community members.

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