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Reduced Budget For Fairfax County Public Schools

The Fairfax County School Board has approved the revised Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 21) budget. The budget, revised due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reduced the previously recommended transfer increase from Fairfax County from $85.5 million to $7.3 million and includes a reduction of $4.8 million from the state. Along with other budget cuts, the total amount of the FY 21 budget was reduced by $67.0 million.

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Fairfax County School Board Celebrates Class of 2020

Superintendent Scott Brabrand releases Board decisions.

Superintendent Scott Brabrand dashed any remaining hopes of summer in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2020. After receiving results from high school students and parents on his Survey on Graduation Preferences, Brabrand said the School Board agreed on his recommended approach. They committed to celebrating the seniors "in the safest and most personalized manner possible."

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Fairfax County School Board Considers Fall 2020 Options

Three back-to-school scenarios presented.

What might school look like to children in Fairfax County Public Schools this fall — remote learning or social distance learning with masks and temperature checks? Which students would schools bring back first — the older ones or most vulnerable? And what might students face when they get there — a climb back to grade level or multi-age classes?

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Who Earned the F in Best Practices?

Distance Learning goes awry for FCPS.

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Fairfax County Public Schools’ Distance Learning Begins on April 14

Superintendent’s letter to families.

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Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County Presented

Senior and junior high school students honored.

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Food Pantry Opens at Fairfax High

‘But it takes a community effort to keep it stocked.’

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Tremendous Needs Still Not Funded in Fairfax County

School Board adopts $3.2 billion budget seeking $172.2 million increase.

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Northern Virginia Regional MATHCOUNTS Winners Announced

State Competition to be held in Richmond on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

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Fairfax City: ‘We Feel So Welcome Here; this City Is Really Special’

Spanish immersion center opens.

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