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Format: 2014-04-23

Bridging the Digital Divide: A Special Report

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Washington Post Editorial Staff
Published on: 
Thu, 11/14/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Tech professionals and policy makers convened Nov. 5 at Washington Post Live’s Bridging the Digital Divide forum to discuss why the digital gap matters and who is still left out.

NGA Alumni Association honors leader with award

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Nancy McGillicuddy
Published on: 
Thu, 11/14/2013
Media Source: 
Other

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Alumni Association, or NGAA, presented Steven Stuban with the NGAA Excellence Award Oct. 31.

Fairfax schools employees charged with embezzlement, money laundering

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Greg Cohen
Published on: 
Tue, 11/12/2013
Media Source: 
WUSA 9 News

FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- Two Fairfax County Public Schools employees face charges of embezzlement and money laundering.

Editorial: Fairfax schools, and the county, face tough budget choices

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Washington Post Editorial Board,
Published on: 
Wed, 10/30/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

WARNINGS BY Fairfax school officials about

Commentary: Dollars and Sense—Stewardship of FCPS

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Elizabeth Schultz, FCPS School Board member (Springfield)
Published on: 
Wed, 10/30/2013
Media Source: 
Connection Newspapers
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As many have become aware, the Fairfax County School Board’s budget discussions for the 2015 fiscal year have begun early.

School Board Again to Press Legislature for Adoption of DREAM Act

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
SCOTT McCAFFREY
Published on: 
Tue, 10/29/2013
Media Source: 
Sun Gazette

Fairfax School Board seeks taxing authority

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Mon, 10/28/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County School Board approved a measure Thursday night that would allow the board to seek both fiscal autonomy and taxing authority from the state.

Fairfax County school board faces tough choices in budget shortfall

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Tue, 10/22/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County School Board on Monday began considering extensive cuts to next year’s budget, as the county’s new superintendent suggested bridging an expected $140 million gap by lowering

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