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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.

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.

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.

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

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

Teen sleep: Montgomery to study proposal to shift high school starting time

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Donna St. George
Published on: 
Thu, 10/10/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Montgomery County school board has agreed to look into shifting high school starting times

In Fairfax school cafeterias, burgers no longer all beef patties

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Tue, 10/08/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

During the 2011-12 school year, Real Food for Kids, a Fairfax-based advocacy group, counted the replacement of additive-filled hamburgers on school lunch menus with 100 percent beef patties as

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