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New Today: (3/4) FCPS will host the 10th Annual Special Education Conference on Saturday, March 7, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hayfield Secondary School. The conference is designed for parents and educators of students who receive special education services in FCPS and students who have a learning challenge or special need. Learn more and register online.

FCPS Budget

The Fairfax County School Board has adopted the FY 2016 Advertised Budget of $2.6 billion, a net increase of 2.6 percent, or $64 million, from the FY 2015 Approved Budget. More.

Summer Learning Programs

Registration is now open for the following Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) summer programs: Adult and Community Education (ACE) Camps, Enrichment, Test Prep, and ACE Driver Education. More.

Superintendent's Listening Tour

Superintendent Karen Garza invites students, parents, employees, and community members to join her at the upcoming Listening Tour meeting on March 10 at Falls Church High School. More.

Continuing Interest

  • Stuart High School Students Use Traditional Karate to Help With Conflict Resolution (2/24/15) Full
  • Chantilly High School Wins 2015 JEA First Amendment Press Freedom Award (2/23/15) Full
  • FCPS Students Excel at 2015 SkillsUSA District 5 Competition (2/19/15) Full
  • FCPS Academies Host STEM-H Expo (2/19/15) Full
  • FCPS Wins 2015 CIO Impact Award, Named Best-In-Class (2/18/15) Full
  • Ben Press Elected Student Representative to the Fairfax County School Board (2/13/15) Full
  • UPDATE: Fairfax County Public Schools to Host Two Instructional Job Fairs (2/12/15) Full

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All Fairfax County public schools and offices will be closed March 5 (Condition 1). Details.

The Fairfax County School Board forum work session and regular business meeting scheduled for March 5, 2015, have been canceled. Information regarding the rescheduling of agenda topics originally scheduled for March 5 will be provided within the next few days.


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It's all Seuss, all the time during a weeklong celebration of Read Across America in FCPS; here, a Horton fan from Flint Hill Elementary School is decked out in her finest Seusswear.

It's all Seuss, all the time during a weeklong celebration of Read Across America in FCPS; here, a Horton fan from Flint Hill Elementary School is decked out in her finest Seusswear.

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