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Monday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff April 27, 2015 at 8:00 am 4 Comments

SLHS Band on the Run/Courtesy SLHS Band

Farewell, Snow Pile — The Washington Post has some fun with the remnants of the annual winter snow pile at Plaza America. [Washington Post]

Is TJ Unbalanced?  — The incoming class at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is 70 percent Asian, 20 percent White, 2.4 percent Hispanic, and 1.6 percent Black. Are minorities getting fair representation at the highly regarded magnet school? [Reston Connection]

Good FCPS Teachers Leaving — Fairfax County Public Schools’ teacher pay ranks fifth among area public schools systems. That may be causing good teachers to get jobs elsewhere. [WUSA9]

Gender Status May Be Added to FCPS’ Non-Discrimination Policy — Fairfax County School Board heard pros and cons of adding gender identity as a protected status. [WJLA]

Photo: South Lakes High School band members entertain runners on the paths at Band on the Run 5K Saturday/Courtesy SLHS Band

  • Chuck Morningwood

    Karen, the link to the Reston Connection article is broken.

    • Karen Goff

      So i hear. It is fixed now. Thanks.

  • AverageJoeInVA

    According to the numbers in the article, nearly 80% are minorities.

  • Azurra

    That’s funny! I though I was the only one taking note of that snow pile! 🙂

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