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Fairfax Co. Teachers Vent Frustrations in New Survey

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
David Culver
Published on: 
Tue, 12/03/2013
Media Source: 
WRC 4 NBC News

Fairfax County Public School teachers vented their frustrations through a new survey, which was sponsored by the Fairfax County Federation of Teachers.

Fairfax County schools chief outlines vision for district

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Tue, 09/03/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Karen Garza spent the summer sizing up Fairfax County’s vast school system, the largest in Virginia and one of the largest in the country.

In New Test, Fairfax Schools Find 'Better Measure' of Student Performance

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Erica R. Hendry,William Callahan
Published on: 
Sat, 03/23/2013
Media Source: 
The Patch

When teachers in Fairfax County review results of the state's Standard of Learning tests, they learn whether their students passed or failed in a given subject.

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

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

Teachers With Guns Debated in Virginia

Published on: 
Wed, 12/19/2012
Media Source: 
WRC 4 NBC News
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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

VA: School staffing ‘surge’ costs taxpayers nearly $1 billion a year

Published on: 
Thu, 11/29/2012
Media Source: 
Other

From 1992 to 2009, Virginia‘s public schools boosted non-instructional positions by 100 percent — nearly five times more than the growth in student enrollment and almost 1