New Today: (4/24) At its April 23 regular business meeting, the School Board accepted the monitoring reports for Student Achievement Goal 2. Develop Essential Life Skills and Goal 3. Demonstrate Responsibility to the Community and the World. The Board also approved guidelines for the election of School Board chair and vice chair and approved term limits for Board members serving in the chair or vice chair position. A resolution supporting the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County and its “Parents Who Host, Lose The Most” Campaign was adopted by the Board. In addition, there were Board recognitions for Better Hearing and Speech Month and School Nutrition Employee Week.
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. Board Chair Tamara Derenak Kaufax addressed the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors at the April 7 public hearing. Read the remarks here. More.
Teens, parents, coaches, educators, mental health providers, and community and faith-based organizations that work with teens are invited to participate in this event on May 9 at Hayfield Secondary School. More.
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