The field trip, once woven into the American school experience, is in decline. More than half of schools eliminated at least some planned field trips in 2010-2011, according to the American Association of School Administrators. The practice might diminish even further if we don’t do something about it.Read full article >>
Fairfax County schools educator Melissa Porfirio is among four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year honors.
Porfirio, 39, who was earlier named the Virginia teacher of the year, has taught since 2005 at Crestwood Elementary in Springfield, where she currently serves as first grade teacher.Read full article >>
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Fairfax schools superintendent Karen Garza said Monday no student will be penalized for the widespread computer glitches that stalled the application process Saturday for those taking the entrance exam for the elite Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.Read full article >>