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Virginia lawmaker wants to let students sleep in

Published on: 
Mon, 01/21/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Examiner

A movement to push back school start times has made it to the Virginia legislature, where Del.

Fairfax school board uses poker chips for meeting

Published on: 
Mon, 12/17/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Examiner

The Fairfax County School Board has a lot on its plate this year: students struggling at its best high school, a $100 million budget gap and, now, intense pushback from p

Fairfax School Board to Close Superintendent Search to Public

Published on: 
Tue, 11/20/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Examiner

The Fairfax County School Board voted Monday evening to seal off its superintendent search rather than let the community meet the candidates that it will consider to repl

Board Names Members to Discipline Committee

Published on: 
Sat, 10/13/2012
Media Source: 
The Patch

The Fairfax County School Board unanimously appointed 40 members Thursday to a newly-created committee tasked with reviewing the system's student rights and responsibilities handbook, putting t

The freedom to learn

Published on: 
Thu, 09/27/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The stout brick building with narrow windows looks from the outside like most other schools in Fairfax County.

Textbook purchase raises questions about budget process

Published on: 
Fri, 08/03/2012
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

Just two months after approving its 2012-13 academic year budget, School Board members faced adjustments to the school system’s budget, which included $7.7 million for math textbooks and $2 mil

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