Under the proposal, $2.35 billion would be allocated to the school system and would allow for “catch-up” raises that would make teacher salaries more competitive with other districts in the region. Raises for Fairfax County employees would average just over 3 percent.
A Fairfax County, Virginia, instructional assistant and substitute faces multiple charges related to soliciting sex from a minor, police said Wednesday.
“Folks would really like us to have a full spring break, and I would love to be able to have a full spring break,” said Montgomery County school board member Patricia O’Neill. “It’s just not possible. This is as good as we can do.”
The former principal of an Fairfax County middle school faces misdemeanor assault charges after police say he smacked a 12-year-old girl on her buttocks in the school cafeteria this spring.
Fairfax County school officials are telling the county Board of Supervisors — which provides the majority of the school system’s annual funding — that they will need an additional $134 million for the next fiscal year as they look for ways to increase teacher salaries.
Hundreds of thousands of students in Northern Virginia are back to class for the start of the current school year. Students are heading back in some of the region’s largest counties, including Fairfax and Arlington.
Parents will be notified about bus delays through email, social media and other communications channels such as the FCPS Mobile App.
It’s still not clear why a popular Fairfax County Public School instructional aide was killed outside his Alexandria-area apartment.
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology ranks fifth on the U.S. News & World Report list of the country’s best public high schools.
Fairfax County Public Schools may have had a week off in the wake of last weekend’s blizzard, but they’re still on track to end the school year as originally scheduled.
From school funding to road construction and courts to health and child care, more than 100 people signed up to make their pleas for action Saturday morning to the Fairfax County General Assembly delegation.
Five students have been sent to area hospitals after a fire in a classroom at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, Virginia.
WASHINGTON — Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, in Fairfax County, took the top spot in a nationwide ranking of high schools for the second year in a row. The school topped Newsweek’s…
WASHINGTON — The Fairfax County public school system is so strapped for cash that a task force looking for ways to make cuts suggests eliminating high school sports. The school system projects a budget shortfall of…
WASHINGTON — Robert R. “Bud” Spillane, the Fairfax County superintendent who headed Fairfax County Public Schools for 12 years in the 1980s and 1990s, died July 18 in Boston. Spillane, who had just undergone a…
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