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