Forty-five percent of Arlington County fifth-graders who took the
state Standards of Learning math test in the spring of 2011 not only
passed the test, they earned perfect scores.
Fairfax County Public Schools officials defended the costs of school
construction and renovations to county leaders at a meeting Monday.
School Board members last week discussed possibly implementing
full-day attendance on Mondays for kindergarten through sixth grades.
Tanisha Holland, the admissions director for Fairfax County’s elite
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, has stepped
down from the position and taken a new role in the schoo
— Cliff Hardison, the principal of West Potomac High School since 2009,
died from lung cancer on Tuesday, July 23.
Dan Parris, an assistant superintendent for Fairfax County schools,
will serve as the interim deputy superintendent when Richard Moniuszko
retires in January.
Fairfax County school officials are looking to purchase a vacant
office building in the Seven Corners area that they hope to convert into
a school, part of a plan to alleviate severe crowding a
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