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New Today: (5/22) At its May 21 regular business meeting, the School Board voted to adopt the FY 2016 Approved Budget. The Board also approved two follow-on motions: (1) to direct the Superintendent to develop an FY 2017 Proposed Budget that includes compensation increases for employees; and (2) to direct the Superintendent, in the preparation of the FY 2017 budget, to thoroughly analyze all Division operating expenditure budgets to identify any potential cost savings and/or reductions using a methodology commensurate to that of zero-based budgeting.

FCPS Budget

The Fairfax County School Board adopted the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) FY 2016 Approved Budget of $2.6 billion which includes a step increase for all eligible employees and a market scale adjustment of 0.62 percent. The FY 2016 budget is an increase of $53.9 million, or 2.2 percent, over the FY 2015 Approved Budget. Looking ahead to FY 2017, FCPS faces more than $100 million shortfall. #savefcps More.

Summer Learning Programs

Registration is open for summer online campus, credit recovery, Standards of Learning (SOL), and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes. More.

Continuing Interest

  • Recommended Family Life Education Instructional Materials Available for Community Review (5/22/15) Full
  • West Springfield High School Teacher Named NEH Summer Scholar (5/21/15) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Approves FY 2016 Budget (5/21/15) Full
  • Belvedere Elementary School Authorized as First International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program School in FCPS (5/20/15) Full
  • Sixty-Four Fairfax County Public Schools Earn 2015 Virginia Index of Performance Awards (5/20/15) Full
  • FCPS Students Capture Awards at 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (5/18/15) Full
  • Fairfax County Band Directors Recognize Outstanding Student Solo Performers (5/18/15) Full

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