New Today: (4/24) The April edition of the Special Education Update has been posted. This month's newsletter features information on Autism Awareness Day at the FCPS Parent Resource Center (PRC) on Friday, April 25, at Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services. As a part of this special day, the FCPS PRC will host two FREE workshops for parents and educators. Join us for the workshops and enjoy lunch, free resources, door prizes and more! Read the newsletter.
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will host a Community Conversation on Teen Stress: Fostering Wellness and Resiliency on Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hayfield Secondary School. The event will bring together teens and parents, the school system, Fairfax County government, private mental health providers, coaches, and community and faith-based organizations who work with teens to discuss the many facets of stress that affect today’s youth and how wellness and resiliency resources can provide support. Details.
The Fairfax County School Board has adopted the FY 2015 Advertised Budget of $2.5 billion, a net increase of 2.4 percent, or $59.4 million, from the FY 2014 Approved Budget. The FY 2015 budget includes reductions of $96.5 million that would be achieved, in part, by eliminating 731.2 positions. Find out more.
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As part of an integrated science and visual art unit, fourth-grade students at Bailey’s Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences researched migratory birds, created life-like sketches, and painted the birds on a school mural.