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Officials, Advocates Ask for More Funding in Fairfax Schools

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
William Callahan
Published on: 
Wed, 04/10/2013
Media Source: 
The Patch

Fairfax County Executive Ed Long has recommended giving the county's school system a 2 percent increase in funding over the transfer it received last year.

Teacher Pay a Heavy Topic at Schools Hearing

Published on: 
Wed, 01/30/2013
Media Source: 
The Patch

Kevin Hickerson has taught in Fairfax County Public Schools for a decade, but this year is the first he's realized he may need to change careers if he wants to continue to live here and make en

Teachers: Don't Shortchange Entry-Level Hires

Published on: 
Mon, 07/16/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

Leaders of Fairfax County teachers unions say new teachers hired at the lowest pay step this school year will be earning $1,129 less than their counterparts in 2009 as part of pay scale adjustm

Fairfax drops effort to fire veteran teacher

Published on: 
Mon, 07/16/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County school system has dropped its effort to fire Violet Nichols, a veteran sixth-grade teacher who spent the past year fighting to keep her job after she was accused of incompete

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