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Fairfax County schools outperform U.S. average, many countries, on new test

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Reese Shapiro
Published on: 
Fri, 03/22/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

A sampling of Fairfax County freshmen outperformed their peers across the country on a new test that measures how students compare around the world in math, reading and science.

Fairfax schools push for more healthful food

Published on: 
Thu, 08/09/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Students at George C. Marshall High School will have access by next year to a commodity not available to most of their peers in Fairfax County: a made-from-scratch school lunch.

In Fairfax, schools chief proposes 9% hike in budget

Published on: 
Thu, 01/12/2012
Media Source: 
Connection Newspapers
Fairfax County teachers would receive their largest raise since 2008 and more elementary schools would offer foreign language instruction under a spending plan announced Thursday that reflected hints

Comments re: McCartney: Do teachers have too much paperwork?

Published on: 
Tue, 11/22/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Dale comments: We have a choice to make necessary changes to the profession or to continue to frustrate the educators who are doing exceptional work with limited time and resources.

For Va.’s proposed teacher merit-pay program, few hands in the air

Published on: 
Thu, 06/23/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Virginia’s ambitious program to compensate teachers based on performance has encountered its first hurdle: Only 6 percent of eligible schools have elected to participate.

How Fairfax can get school discipline right

Published on: 
Sat, 04/02/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post
It is openly conceded that the student discipline process within the Fairfax County Public Schools needs an overhaul. Last week, District Superintendent Jack D. Dale presented several proposals for reform.