Only a small number of teacher education programs nationally are
designed so that new teachers are adequately prepared, concludes a
long-awaited and deeply contested independent review.
In 2004, Phyllis Payne co-founded "SLEEP in
Fairfax." She and another parent hoped to influence the school system to
let older kids sleep in.
Once again Fairfax County is looking into whether high schools should
open later to accommodate students' "natural sleep cycles," this time adolescent sleep patterns
Children's National Medical Center sleep medicine division
Fairfax County Public Schools
school day start times
Start Later for Excellence in Education Proposal
They’ve been watching the world from malls, gas stations, and other
public places for decades, but now, surveillance cameras are becoming a
standard, even expected, fixture in school hallways.
It was once common for elementary-school teachers to arrange their
classrooms by ability, placing the highest-achieving students in one
cluster, the lowest in another.
Dear Honorable Members of the Fairfax County
Starting the high school day later would be
better for adolescents' health, according to a report that Fairfax
County school leaders are expected to discuss Tuesday.Children's National Medical Center. FCPS Assistant Superintendent Kim Dockery.
Fairfax County Public Schools' School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
school bell schedules
Start Later for Excellence in Education Proposal (SLEEP)
teen health and school start times
Steve Stuban visits his wife and son at Arlington National Cemetery
about once a week. They are buried there together, in Section 64, grave
In the 181,500-student Fairfax County school district, students with
disabilities represent about 14 percent of the enrollment but are
involved in about 40 percent of all discipline c
When incoming Fairfax County superintendent Karen Garza begins her
term July 1, she will be paid $265,000 a year through June 30, 2017,
according to a copy of her contract.