Winter weather, including as much as a foot of snow in some areas, is expected to hit the DC region on Wednesday. School districts from Maryland and Virginia are now sharing their snow day plans and detailing whether or not the inclement weather will deter online and in-person learning.
There are new developments tonight coming out of two Northern Virginia school districts – Fairfax County is moving forward with heading back to school while Loudoun County is scaling back.
Loudoun County Public Schools announced on Thursday it will revert to 100% distance learning for all students beginning Tuesday, Dec. 15.
In Northern Virginia, tryouts for teams are happening Monday as the Commonwealth resumes sports in many of its school districts. This comes as neighboring states, the District, and even some school districts in Virginia have decided against starting sports back up.
In northern Virginia, first-grade students are back in the classroom today in Prince William County. The return to in-person instruction is happening amid rising coronavirus case numbers.
In northern Virginia, FOX 5 is learning more about what went into the decision to stop a plan to bring more students back into the classroom in Fairfax County.
Fairfax County Public Schools announced Monday that the district is delaying additional in-person learning, including students and staff members in the Group 5 cohort (early HeadStart, pre-K, kindergarten, and select students who receive special education services) that had been scheduled to return to school on November 17.
An elite Northern Virginia high school’s admission process is at the center of controversy.
Tuesday marks the first day of school for students all over Northern Virginia, and it’s safe to say this school year is going to feel a little different.
Here's a look at what schools in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have planned for the upcoming year.
In Fairfax County, FOX 5 has discovered teachers are advertising paid tutoring services as school districts across our area prepare to start school via distance learning.
Teachers working at the largest school district in the DC area are asking leaders to rethink their plan to reopen schools.
Parents in Fairfax County are weighing in after several teacher's unions say they want to continue distance learning.
The Fairfax County School Board has developed an updated reopening plan for the upcoming school year that gives parents two options for their kids – full-time virtual instruction or at least two days of full instruction on campus each week.
It’s not unusual for your kids to get emails from their teachers and administrators but should school staff be able to reach out to children through social media?
Mandatory summer school is coming soon for Alexandria City Public Schools students. The district says it’s to make up for the loss of institutional time during the coronavirus pandemic.
School districts around the D.C. region continue to make plans for what classes will look like in the fall.
Fairfax County Schools has presented its board with several scenarios for reopening in the fall, including a possible mixture of in-person socially distant learning and virtual lessons.
Taxpayer dollars — hundreds an hour — are being spent on an investigation looking into Prince William County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Walts' private messages he reportedly sent to students after hours. The school district hired an outside firm to investigate the communication between Walts and students via Twitter’s direct messages.
Prince William County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Walts is defending himself against accusations he had inappropriate conversations with students via direct message on Twitter.