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For students with disabilities, discipline issues take toll

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Wed, 07/17/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Julie Landry admits that her 8-year-old son, a rising third-grader in Fairfax County, is rambunctious, but she insists that he isn’t a troublemaker.

Fairfax County School Board reviews discipline policies for special needs students

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Mon, 06/03/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

In the 181,500-student Fairfax County school district, students with disabilities represent about 14 percent of the enrollment but are involved in about 40 percent of all discipline c

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

Compensation, Achievement Gaps Weigh on School Budget Hearing

Published on: 
Sun, 05/20/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

A week before the Fairfax County School Board is scheduled to approve a fiscal year 2013 budget, community members advocated Tuesday for closing achievement gaps, increasing funding for employe

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