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Fairfax School Board Votes to Overhaul Calendar

The Fairfax County school board has voted to eliminate half-day Mondays that have been in place for decades and will add 13 days to the school year.


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Fairfax Band Director Charged With Soliciting

A high school band teacher in Fairfax County has been arrested and charged with soliciting a 14-year-old boy.


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School Board Member Accepts Prom Invite On Twitter, Then Thinks Twice

A popular Fairfax County School Board member says he won’t go to prom with a James Madison High School student after all.


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Fairfax County Schools Get Feedback On Later Start Times

Fairfax County Public Schools officials are considering whether to establish later start times for schools.


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Fairfax County Educator Up For National Teacher Of The Year

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


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1,200 Stolen Laptops Found in Fairfax County Home

Fairfax County Police say officers removed more than 1,200 laptop computers from the home of a public schools employee who has been charged with embezzlement.


Bethany Speed and  Sonya Swansbrough (Photo credit: Fairfax County Police)

Fairfax County School Employees Charged in Money Laundering Scheme

Two school employees are being charged with embezzling thousands of dollars from Fairfax County Public Schools.


A "How to Stop Tuberculosis" chart at Fairfax County Health Department briefing on TB outbreak at Lee High School in Springfield. (Credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Tuberculosis Scare Resurfaces at Virginia School

A tuberculosis scare that began in a Fairfax County Public School in June has resurfaced.


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Sleep Doctors Work With Va. Schools On Start Time

A team of sleep specialists is partnering with the Fairfax County public school system to develop a plan to delay the start time for high schools.


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No Injuries After Crane Tips Onto Va. School Roof

A small crane tipped over and collapsed onto the roof of a Fairfax County elementary school, causing minor structural damage.




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