Friday Morning Rundown

Bald eagle on Reston electric wires in Reston/Charlie Bobbish via Twitter

FCPS Must Invest in Kids — In an op-ed, Fairfax County Public Schools Board Chair Pat Hynes (Hunter Mill) and Mason District rep Sandy Evans say the county needs to properly fund schools to do the right thing for students and the community needs to speak up. [Washington Post]

Crystal Ball Commute — Transportation experts look at the area commute in 2040. [Washington Post]

Free Breakfast Friday — McDonald’s restaurants in the Washington D.C. area are offering free Egg McMuffins to kids in Kindergarten through eighth grade today. Students must be accompanied by an adult to participate and the offer is valid in-restaurant only. Reston’s McDonald’s is at 11265 Roger Bacon Drive.

Photo: Bald eagle on Reston electric wires in Reston/Charlie Bobbish via Twitter

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