New Today: (7/31) Families in Virginia will get a sales tax break on clothes and supplies for school when the state holds its annual Virginia tax holiday, August 1-3. To be eligible for the tax break, school supply items must be priced at $20 or less, and clothing and footwear must be priced at $100 or less. Clothing includes choir clothing, household and shop aprons, coveralls, gym clothes, lab coats, and uniforms. Among the eligible school supplies are art and music supplies, calculators, composition books and notebooks, paper, dictionaries, crayons, lunch boxes, pens, pencils, and reference books. More information about the Virginia tax holiday, including complete lists of eligible school supplies and clothing items, is available online.
At its July 24 regular meeting, the School Board approved the revenue and expenditure adjustments in the FY 2014 final budget review, as amended, and also approved minor adjustments to the approved 2014-2015 standard school year calendar. The Board appointed Kristen Michael as Assistant Superintendent for Financial Services, and also recognized Office of Language Acquisition and Title I Director Teddi Predaris on the occasion of her retirement from FCPS.
The Fairfax County School Board voted to approve minor adjustments to the 2014-2015 standard school year calendar at its July 24 meeting. Details.
The School Board has voted to lengthen the current shortened Monday schedule for elementary schools to a full instructional day. Find out more.
The Fairfax County School Board adopted a resolution in April 2012 to seek solutions that will establish high school start times at 8 a.m. or later. Consultants from Children's National Medical Center made a final recommendation to the School Board at a work session on Monday, July 14. Details.
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