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Deep cuts proposed for Fairfax County Public Schools

The school system faces a $140 million budget deficit. Officials warn everything is on the table in the effort to save money.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 12:59pm EDT

Tags: FCPS, Karen Garza, Ryan McElveen, Nick Iannelli

Fairfax County schools superintendent talks start time, technology

All students in the D.C. region are back in school as of Tuesday morning, but it is also the first day for Fairfax County's new superintendent, Karen Garza.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 10:59am EDT

Tags: Karen Garza, Chantilly High School, Kristi King


Fairfax County adopts program for safer contact sports

Football coaches in Fairfax County are trying to get players to take their heads out of the game -- at least the excessive helmet contact.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 07:09am EDT

Tags: concussions, andrew mollenbeck, football, Heads Up Football

Fairfax honored for sports safety

Fairfax County Public Schools is getting national recognition for its commitment to the safety of its student athletes.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 03:42am EDT

Tags: sports injuries, paula wolfson, concussions

Fairfax to convert more sports fields to synthetic turf

There's a big demand for sports fields in Fairfax County and the school board thinks it has the solution.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 06:15pm EDT

Tags: synthetic turf, sports fields,

Fairfax County debates longer Monday school day for elementary schools

Students in Fairfax County elementary schools now spend a half day in class on Mondays, but that could change.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 07:57am EDT

Tags: FCPS, longer school day, Colleen Kelleher

Hundreds on Fairfax Co.'s pre-K waiting list

Fairfax County has nearly 900 kids on a waiting list for pre-kindergarten programs.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 09:49am EDT

Tags: pre-kindergarten, FCPS, Nick Iannelli

Gun found at Fairfax school

Fairfax County school officials confiscated a gun found inside a student's locker at Robinson Secondary School Wednesday.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 08:16pm EST

Tags: police, crime, guns in schools

School bus, van collide in Va.; no injuries

A bus carrying 10 preschoolers was involved in an accident Friday morning in Lorton, Va.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 10:43am EDT


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