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From left to right, Kyle Mathers, 19; Holly Novak, 18; and Dale Neibaur, 19. (Courtesy of Fairfax County Public Schools)

Vigil to be Held for 3 Va. Teens Killed in Texas Crash

Three northern Virginia teenagers who died in a car crash in Texas are to be remembered at a vigil.


From left to right, Kyle Mathers, 19; Holly Novak, 18; and Dale Neibaur, 19. (Courtesy of Fairfax County Public Schools)

3 Herndon High Graduates Killed in Texas Crash

Police say three recent graduates of a Fairfax County high school died when a wrong-way driver triggered a collision on a North Texas interstate.



Fairfax Schools Taskforce Discusses Elimination of Sports, Activities Due to Projected Deficit

Fairfax County Public Schools has a projected fiscal year 2017 budget shortfall of more than $100 million, and is looking into drastic cost-cutting measures.


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Fairfax County School Board Approves Later School Start Times

One of the largest school districts in the country will vote Thursday night on changing school start times.


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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.