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Soda ban at seven Fairfax County high schools

Students in seven of Fairfax County's 25 high schools will no longer have the option to purchase soda.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 06:17pm EDT

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Fairfax Co. school board tweaks discipline rules

Fairfax County school officials have voted to change the district's discipline system, allowing for lighter punishments for certain infractions.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 07:16pm EDT

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Fairfax teachers say no to guns in schools

The question of whether schools should have guns and/or armed officers is a subject of nationwide debate since 26 elementary students and staff were killed in a December shooting in Newton, Conn.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 01:59pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County schools, FCFT, guns in schools

Fairfax County considers building new schools

Student enrollment is up in Fairfax County, prompting school officials to consider building new schools to alleviate overcrowding.

Saturday - 12/22/2012, 01:28pm EST

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Tough morning for local parents, teachers and students

It was an emotionally rough morning, as students headed back to school in the D.C. area on Monday. It's the first day since the Connecticut shootings and emotions were raw.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 03:16pm EST

Tags: Child and Family Counseling Group, Prince William County Schools, Fairfax County schools

Controversy over student's assignment to attack GOP campaigns

In a Civics honors class at Liberty Middle School, some students were instructed to write papers about each of the Republican candidates' weaknesses and to come up with attack strategies.

Saturday - 03/24/2012, 07:48am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County schools, Liberty Middle Schools, john aaron