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.
Parents! It's time to pull out those walking shoes from storage and
to dust off your kids' bikes (yours, too) because it's May.
The writer, senior vice president for the think tank Education Sector,
was a member of the Fairfax County School Board from 1991 to 2000 and
chairman of the board from 1996 to 1998.
A $90 million price tag on renovations to Thomas Jefferson High
School raised eyebrows among parents at other high schools awaiting
During the 2011-12 school year, more than 430,000 soft drinks were
sold from 139 vending machines based in 28 school facilities, according
to the Fairfax County Public School system.
A Fairfax County elementary school playground structure will no
longer be off-limits to students after a school district official
announced Wednesday that a dispute over the apparatus had been
n the wake of the Newtown, Conn., tragedy, Fairfax County Police and
Fairfax County Schools officials say they are doing their part to keep
The playground structure is brand new and a child’s dream: Soaring
metal beams and a tantalizing spiderweb of climbing net.
Prepared Testimony of Grace Chung BeckerPresident of theFairfax County Association for the GiftedBefore the Fairfax County School Board
January 24, 2013