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Fairfax County educator named Virginia’s teacher of the year

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Sun, 10/13/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

A Fairfax County first-grade teacher, best known for her dedication to her students in and out of the classroom, was named the 2014 Virginia teacher of the year on Friday night.

Op Ed: Four decades of failed school reform

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Patrick Welsh
Published on: 
Mon, 09/30/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Fairfax schools administrators respond to Post story about problems at Fort Hunt Elementary

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Wed, 09/04/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Fairfax County school administrators this week acknowledged “challenges” affecting the learning environment at Fort Hunt Elementary, following

Full text: Letters from Fairfax administrators over ‘challenges’ at Fort Hunt Elementary

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Wed, 09/04/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Fairfax County school administrators

Ideas for Improving Science Education in the U.S.

Author(s): 
CLAUDIA DREIFUS
Published on: 
Wed, 09/04/2013

If you could make one change to improve science education in the United States, what would it be?

Fairfax County schools chief outlines vision for district

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Tue, 09/03/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Karen Garza spent the summer sizing up Fairfax County’s vast school system, the largest in Virginia and one of the largest in the country.

Fairfax County schools chief outlines vision for district

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Tue, 09/03/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Karen Garza spent the summer sizing up Fairfax County’s vast school system, the largest in Virginia and one of the largest in the country.

At Fort Hunt Elementary, complaints about low morale, turnover

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Mon, 09/02/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

For parents and teachers at Fort Hunt elementary near Alexandria, the talk all summer has revolved around how to address a toxic work environment that forced about 40 percent of the instruction