This week, House Democrats are taking the first of many steps during the 110th Congress to implement an Innovation Agenda that will spur economic growth and unleash the next generation of discovery.
It was a dark week for the Commonwealth. On Monday, one of the state’s premier centers for higher learning, Virginia Tech, was struck a magnitude of gun violence which has never been seen before on U.S. soil.
The City of Falls Church is a tiny jurisdiction disproportionately dependent for operating revenues on residential real estate taxes. With the recent years’ rapid growth in residential real estate values tanking in 2006, rising less than half a percent, it came as a surprise to the City Council Monday night […]
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.
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.
WASHINGTON — The highly touted federal “No Child Left Behind” Act is flawed and needs overhauling.
“The smarter you get, the happier you get.” That one-liner delivered by a Mt. Daniel School first grader via video to an auditorium filled with City of Falls Church school system teachers, staff and administrators Monday morning said it all.
For some teachers, like J.E.B. Stuart freshman English teacher Vanessa Maxey, this school year marks the first spent at the fore of a high school classroom. Then, there are savvy vets like math chair Stuart Singer, who has been a fixture in the school’s math department and athletic fields for […]