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Fairfax County tacks another day onto school year

The last day of school in Fairfax County will be Wednesday, June 25.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:31pm EDT

Tags: FCPS, Fairfax County, max smith

Early learning could get boost in new Fairfax schools budget

Despite facing a budget shortfall, the Fairfax County Board of Education could boost spending on early childhood education next year.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:37pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax county board of education, early childhood education, Fairfax budget, dick uliano

Fairfax Co. schools decision-maker discusses students' safety, closings pushback

Fairfax County Public School's chief operating officer, who has the tough job of deciding when the schools system will be open or closed because of weather, is looking at the forecast closely as winter weather approaches Wednesday.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 02:48pm EST

Tags: weather, Jeffrey Platenberg, school closings, Sarah Beth Hensley

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Felons hired to work at Fairfax schools

A major local school system blames "human error" for a glitch in its hiring process that allowed felons to slip through the cracks.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 12:29pm EST

Tags: felons, background checks

Two school systems announce 2-hour delays, bus problems

Prince William County Public Schools announced a two-hour delay opening for Friday, Jan. 24.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 02:21pm EST

Tags: Prince William County Public Schools, Delayed school openings, Closings and Alerts,

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Making the call: When and why school gets canceled

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 01:49pm EST

Tags: weather, school closings

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Fairfax teacher among 4 finalists for national award

A Fairfax County teacher is one of four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 09:10pm EST

Tags: Springfield, Va., teacher of the year, andrew mollenbeck

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Still no decision on Fairfax start times, budget impact unknown

Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:36am EST

Tags: school start times, kathy stewart, sleep deprivation, teens

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Va. public school employee charged with embezzlement

A Fairfax County Public Schools employee has been charged with two counts of embezzlement for allegedly stealing laptops, refurbishing them and selling the computers online, officials say.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 05:14pm EST

Tags: embezzlement, crime

Fairfax buys office building to ease school overcrowding

Fairfax County Public Schools, faced with a critical shortage of space, has turned to commercial real estate for relief.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 10:26am EST

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