The Falls Church City Council has scheduled another special opportunity this Saturday morning for citizens to bring their concerns and priorities about the extraordinary next fiscal year budget.
3 F.C. Council Members Express Opposition to Teacher Salary Hike
Thursday, Mar. 26, 9:45 p.m. EDT — At a joint work session with the Falls Church School Board tonight, three members of the seven-member F.C. City Council openly expressed their misgivings with the School Board’s plans to offer a half-step salary increase to all its employees, in a budget where […]
Berlin Proposes F.C. School Budget Cut, No Job Losses
Says Squeeze Less Severe Than Neighbors’ Responding to a projected deep cut in revenues, Falls Church Schools Superintendent Dr. Lois Berlin delivered her recommended budget to the School Board Tuesday that includes the system’s first-ever net decline in spending over the previous year in its 50-year history.
F.C. Budget Squeeze Hit Early With Teacher Salary Pressure
Even prior to the New Year, the Falls Church City Council and School Board got a glimpse at how tough it will be to hold the line on their upcoming budgets this week. The chairman of the schools’ Professional Employees Advisory Committee dropped a bombshell on the School Board Tuesday, […]
Picking Splinters: Reward the Faithful
Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis didn’t hesitate long before answering the question at the uniform unveiling party at Kettler Captials Iceplex last Friday. When asked if he would “show some solidarity” with three fans who had volunteered to receive tattoos of the team’s recently-redesigned logo (at Leonsis’ expense), the […]
F.C. Teachers, Staff Rally at Public Hearing for Better COLA Increase
A large delegation of teachers and school staff personnel jammed City Hall Tuesday night to urge the Falls Church School Board to raise its salary compensation level in its upcoming budget to match inflation.
F.C. School Boss Proposes Budget Retaining Lag in Competitiveness
To Avoid Tax Hike, F.C. Stays Behind In Teacher Pay Falls Church City Public Schools will continue to lag behind other regional jurisdictions in teacher salaries if the budget recommended by Superintendent Dr. Lois Berlin is adopted by the School Board and City Council in the next months.