Tuesday Morning Rundown

Metro Station/Photo Courtesy of Metro  More Delays for Silver Line? Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Monday that there will be additional delays to completion of the first phase of the $5.6 billion Silver Line rail extension that will run from Tysons Corner to Reston’s Wiehle Avenue. Officials said additional tests related to the Automatic Train Control System need to be completed before the project can be turned over to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. This is the second delay in recent months. [Washington Post]

Kudos, FCPS —  Fairfax County Public Schools were given a Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in the preparation and issuance of the FY 2014 budget from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International. This is the 17th year in a row the school system has been honored by ASBO. FCPS is still looking at a $140 million budget shortfall next year. [FCPS]

GMU Students Aid Homeless  — A pair of students at George Mason University are starting a program to donate unused meal card space to homeless students on campus. [Washington Post]

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