Virginia Schools Insider: fairfax county school board


Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Fairfax School Board asks Montgomery for advice on superintendent search

Fairfax and Montgomery counties set aside their rivalry Monday when Fairfax School Board members asked their Montgomery counterparts to share tips on finding a new schools chief.

By Emma Brown  |  06:37 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Fairfax school board will vote on cameras in schools in December

There appeared to be substantial support among Fairfax school board members for allowing indoor cameras for the first time.

By Emma Brown  |  05:40 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Some voters energized by Fairfax School Board race; for others, it’s an afterthought

Like most down-ballot races in off-year elections, many Fairfax voters said they voted today according to party lines because they weren’t familiar with individual candidates.

By Emma Brown  |  04:33 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Fairfax voters head to polls to choose new school board

Despite the energy that this year’s school board race has generated, it’s unclear how many voters will be motivated to turn out.

By Emma Brown  |  05:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Software engineer Ted Velkoff wants to build on Fairfax schools’ success

Fairfax school board candidate Ted Velkoff hopes to prepare kids for the 21st-century marketplace.

By Emma Brown  |  06:34 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Special-education advocate seeks seat on Fairfax board

It’s not the flashiest issue, says school board candidate Sheree Brown-Kaplan, “but it is essential.”

By Emma Brown  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Fairfax grad Ryan McElveen aims for school board

McElveen is the only candidate who can claim recent experience as a student in the schools.

By Emma Brown  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/31/2011

In Fairfax, Lolita Mancheno-Smoak wants to channel business experience into school board service

Lolita Mancheno-Smoak has no prior experience with Fairfax schools — a strength, she says, that will allow her to see issues through unjaded eyes.

By Emma Brown  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Steve Stuban channels grief over son’s suicide into race for Fairfax school board

If anyone can win a countywide seat without a political party’s voters, volunteers and money, it might be Steve Stuban.

By Emma Brown  |  05:20 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:14 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Fairfax school board incumbent Ilryong Moon defends record

Ilryong Moon is the lone incumbent running in the at-large race for Fairfax school board.

By Emma Brown  |  10:14 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 10/13/2011

Fairfax school board candidates feature same three teens in competing campaign images

Two candidates running against each other for Fairfax County school board disagree about plenty. But they have the same taste in campaign art.

By Emma Brown  |  12:11 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fairfax county school board, jane strauss, louise epstein, lolita mancheno-smoak, elizabeth schultz, catherine lorenze