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The Fairfax County School Board approved a $866 million construction program Thursday night that includes plans to build elementary schools and renovate aging facilities.
The Capital Improvement Program, approved 9 to 2, with one member abstaining, also includes a plan for a new elementary on the Fort Belvoir Army base, built and jointly funded by the Defense Department. The new schools will help the administration address a projected surge in enrollment. By 2018, the school population will grow by about 13,000 students to 199,000.Read full article >>
The Prince George’s County Public School System is accepting online applications for its specialty programs lottery through March 12.
Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m.
The specialty programs in the district include: Creative and Performing Arts, French immersion, Spanish immersion/Dual language, Montessori, and Talented and Gifted.Read full article >>
Thousands of students across Northern Virginia enjoyed time off last week, allowing them go sledding, watch television or, at least in Loudoun County, celebrate a round of canceled midterm exams.
But as they return to school today, many students can look forward to school and more school as some districts make up for lost time with altered schedules.Read full article >>