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Virginia Schools Insider: June, 2012

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Fairfax considers first charter school

A Tuesday night meeting, meant to introduce the community to a proposed charter school, doubled as a protest venue for opponents

By Emma Brown  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fairfax county public schools, charter schools

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Fairfax takes small step in debate over high-school start times

Board members will seek consultant to help devise options for changing bell schedules without breaking the budget, and with minimal disruption to families’ lives.

By Emma Brown  |  04:47 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fairfax county public schools

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Fairfax school board takes first step in superintendent search

Fairfax’s school board decided Monday to issue a formal request for proposals from headhunting firms.

By Emma Brown  |  02:59 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fairfax county public schools

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 06/05/2012

D.C. region school systems take different approaches to teacher tenure, evaluations

No one has figured out a perfect way to evaluate the complicated work that teachers do.

By Emma Brown  |  12:34 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tenure

 

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