Public Invited to Provide Feedback on Basal Resources for Fourth Grade Virginia Studies

News Release
May 24, 2018

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is soliciting community feedback through Monday, June 25, on proposed new basal resources for fourth grade social studies (Virginia Studies). Resources will be available in the lobby at Willow Oaks Administrative Center (8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax) from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each business day. Extended hours until 8 p.m. will be provided on Wednesday, June 13. Resources are also available online. Directions for reviewing the materials and submitting comments can be found on that webpage.

A review committee composed of community members, administrators, and teachers will meet in May and June to review the resources. Public review of the potential basal resources is part of the process for selecting new resources.

Community members are encouraged to review the proposed print and online materials and complete comment sheets or the online survey. All community feedback will be shared with School Board members before the vote at the School Board regular meeting

For more information, contact Colleen Eddy, FCPS Social Studies Coordinator, at 571-423-4795 or