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by Karen Goff — July 7, 2014 at 8:00 am 0

Bruno's Barnyard Bash at North Hills Pavilion/Credit: Photo By Colena Turner via RA

Civil Rights Archive Dedication Today — Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA 11) will mark the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by dedicating an oral history collection at George Mason University on Monday. More than 50 hours of recorded video interviews have been collected, as well as written testimonials and pictures that will be made available to the public through digital archives at the Library of Congress, George Mason University, the Fairfax County and Prince William County Library Systems, and Connolly’s official website. [Gerry Connolly]

New Schedule, New Issues — Eliminating Fairfax County Public Schools’ early release Mondays will have an impact on some businesses and schedules. [Washington Post]

Taking A Tough Look at SOLs — The Virginia “SOL Innovation Committee,” which has representatives from Northern Virginia school districts, is getting started in its mission to overhaul the state Standards of Learning exams. [Washington Post]

Photo: Kids at Reston Association’s “Bruno’s Barnyard Bash” at North Hills Picnic Pavilion/Credit: Colena Turner via RA

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