Some educators say less can be more, stress balance when it comes to homework.
Paula DeMarco dreads one time of day the most: weekday evenings at 5:30. It’s the time she has set aside for her children begin their homework. That means no screen time, music or other distractions.
Fairfax County Public Schools superintendent Dr. Karen Garza has announced her resignation, just months after the FCPS board renewed her contract through June 30, 2020.
Fairfax County Public Schools are far from becoming a David Foster Wallace novel.
While there can only be one Fairfax County Public Schools system, members of the FCPS board and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors congratulated the namesake Fairfax School District in Bakersfield, Calif. on its 125th anniversary.
Amy Burke, board chairwoman of the Children's Science Center Lab in Fair Oaks Mall, and executive director Adalene “Nene” Spivey watch Emily Brunner, 15, of Falls Church take on the robotic arm challenge by programming the device to play the “Happy Birthday” song on a xylophone.
Educational consultants can help families navigate application process.
For families considering an independent school for the 2017-2018 school year, the admissions process begins this fall. From essays and interviews to school visits and standardized tests, the process for getting into kindergarten may feel nearly as daunting as applying to college.
TJ student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
Rising junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Kamron Soldozy, represented Northern Virginia at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, a gathering of the nation’s brightest high school students interested in medicine, from June 25-27.
The Fairfax County School Board was scheduled to discuss new regulations for addressing daily life at school for students who identify as transgender or gender-nonconforming at July 21 work session held at the school system’s Gatehouse Road headquarters in Falls Church.
SySTEMic Solutions Robotics Camp teaches children real-world skills for building, coding robots.
Having fun, making friends and building robots? For some Fairfax County children, it’s all in a day’s camp.
Fairfax County Public Schools are holding off on implementing new regulations regarding transgender and gender nonconforming students.
Discussion moves to a work session
Friday afternoon, July 1, Fairfax County School Board members each received an email containing new operating regulations regarding transgender and gender nonconforming students.
Restonian Jackie Trautman encourages girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and math through internship.
Fairfax County Public Schools has secured four more years with Dr. Karen Garza at the helm as superintendent. The School Board members voted unanimously to extend her contract through June 30, 2020 at their June 30 meeting.
Reading for the pleasure of "sliming the principal.
Reston Regional Library’s annual summer reading program keeps minds fresh during the summer months.