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In Fairfax, a lengthy battle over school funding

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro,Antonio Olivo
Published on: 
Tue, 11/26/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

When new Fairfax County Schools Superintendent Karen Garza recently warned that a $140.7 million budget shortfall might lead to layoffs and devastating program cuts, several veteran county

Schools superintendent search heats up

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Holly Hobbs
Published on: 
Fri, 03/22/2013
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

Behind closed doors, the competition for Fairfax County’s next top school administrator is heating up. A first round of interviews is being conducted this month.

Fairfax schools announces $2.5 billion spending plan that includes teacher raises

Published on: 
Fri, 01/11/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Fairfax County teachers could see a modest salary increase next year under a $2.5 billion spending plan that also includes an expansion of language instruction and additional money for Adv

More Fairfax, Alexandria students pass Advanced Placement tests

Published on: 
Thu, 12/06/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Examiner

Steven Greenburg, president of the Fairfax County Federation of Teachers, said the results "amazed" him."It's amazing considering all of the demands that are put on parents

Supervisors, School Board Grapple with Budget Shortfalls

Published on: 
Fri, 11/30/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

As the leaders of Fairfax County and its school system sat together Tuesday to stare down upcoming fiscal years threatened by larger-than-normal deficits and the potential impact of sequestrati