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Local Commentary

Our Man in Arlington

The political flap of the week has gurgled up from the Arlington Civic Federation thanks to arch-Republican John Antonelli. Mr. Antonelli has proposed that the Civic Federation consider telling the Arlington Democratic Party to broaden greatly citizen participation in its endorsement/nomination process by dropping the requirement that voters sign a […]

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School News and Notes

  Cruz Wins Outstanding Educator Award Jane Cruz, coordinator for adult high school completion programs of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Adult and Community Education (ACE) program, recently received the Outstanding Educator award from the Martin Luther King, Jr., Cultural Center. Cruz is also the principal of Woodson Adult High […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts

The sky over the Fairfax County Public Safety Center was bright blue with a few puffy white clouds for the Fairfax County Police Fallen Officers Memorial Service on Monday. The American flag swayed gently in the breeze as Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Deer played a traditional dirge of “Amazing Grace” on […]

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School News and Notes

Public Hearing Looks at Special Education Starting Monday, April 28, the Virginia Department of Education will be accepting written public comments regarding proposed revisions concerning the regulations governing Special Education programs for children with disabilities in Virginia. A public hearing will be held locally on Monday, June 2, from 6:30 […]

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School News and Notes

Clermont Elementary students (above) are participating in four-week-long book drive for families in need in New Orleans and some in Northern Virginia. Each student has made a goal to donate at least one new or gently used book to the collection. (Photo: Courtesy Paula Treger)