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Online Math Books Fail in Fairfax County

Published on: 
Tue, 12/11/2012
Media Source: 
WRC 4 NBC News

A rough start with online math books has led administrators in Fairfax County to order hard copy books for all 180,000 students, according to the school board.

Fairfax schools propose expansion of gifted programs

Published on: 
Tue, 12/11/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Fairfax County school officials on Monday introduced a proposal to significantly expand programs for gifted students, a plan that already has met stiff opposition from parents and teachers.

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

Fairfax school board delays action on discipline policies

Published on: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County School Board postponed action Thursday night on a series of proposals that would have brought major changes to discipline policies, tabling a measure to require that parents

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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