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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.

08/04/2015

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Fairfax County Schools to Ban Gender Identity Discrimination

The Fairfax County school board has voted to ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity in the school system.

05/08/2015

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Superintendent Seeks Pay Raises for Fairfax County Teachers

Fairfax County schools Superintendent Karen Garza is seeking pay raises for teachers in next year’s budget after lagging behind teacher pay in surrounding counties.

01/10/2015

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Fairfax Co. Looks To Recoup Funds For Unaccompanied Immigrant Students

Fairfax County is home to more than 1,000 unaccompanied foreign children who have been released to U.S. sponsors while they await immigration proceedings.

09/10/2014

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Fairfax Co. Schools Welcome New Superintendent

It’s back to school for Northern Va. and now the largest school district is facing more challenges, responsibilities, as well as a new leader.

09/03/2013