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Working Together to Keep Students Safe on Social Media

January 03, 2022
To help keep students focused on learning while at school and reduce the potential harm students may experience from social media, FCPS is blocking several social media sites for students on FCPS network and laptops.

Benchmarking Data for Students at the Start of the 2021-22 School Year

December 14, 2021
Given the 18 months of disrupted learning caused by the pandemic, FCPS expected to see a decline in performance across all grades. While this proves true when looking at iReady mean scaled scores in grades 2-6, declines in FCPS are generally less substantial than were seen nationwide pre- and post-pandemic. 

Eleven FCPS Schools Named 2021 Purple Star Schools

November 23, 2021
Eleven Fairfax County public schools have been recognized by the Virginia Department of Education as 2021 Purple Star schools for demonstrating their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families.