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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.

Fairfax teachers struggle with new evaluations

Published on: 
Wed, 11/07/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Examiner

Some Fairfax County teachers said they plan to resort to "cheating" to perform well on new evaluations introduced this fall that link their ratings to student achievement

County, State Passing Rates Fall on New Math SOLs

Published on: 
Thu, 09/20/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

Fairfax County Public Schools students largely outperformed their peers on the 2011-2012 Virginia Standard of Learning (SOL) tests, including on more rigorous state math standards introduced fo