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Report: Fairfax needs school-boundary changes to alleviate crowding

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Thu, 01/09/2014
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County School Board should conduct a massive boundary study and consider abolishing all current school boundaries to help alleviate crowding issues in the coming years, according to

Commnuity Invited to Participate In New FCCPTA Tech Blog

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Fairfax County Council of PTAs (FCCPTA)
Published on: 
Wed, 12/18/2013
Media Source: 
Other

The FCCPTA Executive Committee is pleased to announced that the latest effort of the FCCPTA is the creation of the FCCPTA Tech Blog.

Fairfax school board votes to acquire building for new urban school in Falls Church

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Fri, 12/13/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County school board Thursday night approved a plan to acquire a vacant commercial office building through eminent domain or purchase, with the goal of converting the structure into

Fairfax County School Board Votes to Acquire Property at 6245 Leesburg Pike to Provide Relief for Bailey's Elementary

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
FCPS press release
Published on: 
Thu, 12/12/2013
Media Source: 
FCPS Media Release

The Fairfax County School Board has adopted a resolution approving the proposed public use of a five-story office building in the Seven Corners area as an elementary school, designed to provi

New Fairfax schools chief outlines challenges at education summit

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro
Published on: 
Mon, 09/30/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Overcrowded classrooms and too great a focus on standardized tests scores are among the greatest challenges facing Fairfax County schools, the system’s new superintendent told a gathering of pa

Back to school in Virginia

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
WUSA 9 News
Published on: 
Wed, 09/04/2013
Media Source: 
WUSA 9 News

Students in Northern Virginia returned to classes on Tuesday; Superintendent Karne Garza visits Chantilly HS.

Seven Fairfax high schools to ban sugary sodas from vending machines

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro,
Published on: 
Sat, 08/24/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Sugary sodas will be removed from vending machines at seven Fairfax County high schools this school

Seven Fairfax high schools to ban sugary sodas from vending machines

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
T. Rees Shapiro,
Published on: 
Sat, 08/24/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Sugary sodas will be removed from vending machines at seven Fairfax County high schools this school

Group examines school renovation costs

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Kali Schumitz
Published on: 
Thu, 08/08/2013
Media Source: 
Fairfax Times

Fairfax County Public Schools officials defended the costs of school construction and renovations to county leaders at a meeting Monday.