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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, Fairfax County Public Schools, max smith

School bus comes in contact with low-hanging wire

Children on a Fairfax County Public School bus are safe and at school after their bus came in contact with a low-hanging wire.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 09:05am EST

Tags: FCPS, low hanging wire, Enterprise Avenue, McLean

More area school systems move to mobile apps

Area school systems are responding to a growing number of adults with smart phones.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 08:36am EDT

Tags: apps, mcps, FCPS, ACPS, schools, dick uliano

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: Fairfax County Public Schools, FCPS, Karen Garza, Ryan McElveen, Nick Iannelli

175K students head back to classes today

More than 175,000 students returned to school on Monday in Maryland's Prince George's and Frederick counties and in Fauquier County, Va., one of the few school Virginia school systems to open before Labor Day.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 10:03am EDT

Tags: pgcps, FCPS, Kevin Maxwell, Fauquier County, schools, mitchell miller

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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: Fairfax County Public Schools, FCPS, longer school day, Colleen Kelleher

Should classes start later for Fairfax County high schools?

Fairfax County school officials on Tuesday plan to discuss a proposal that would start the school day later.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 05:36am EDT

Tags: FCPS, school start times

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, Fairfax County Public Schools, Nick Iannelli