As kids return to the classroom, Reston Now wants to know how parents and the community feel about this current school year.
The Fairfax County Public School Board debated the best practices for the start of the school year and ultimately decided to begin with a primarily virtual classroom — incorporating varied in-person learning opportunities for certain ages.
FCPS released a portal to help families work out technical issues that caused confusion in the spring.
Despite attempts to confront potential issues, Fairfax County officials previously expressed concern about the lack of childcare opportunities for parents who work full-time jobs while their kids are in school.
To fix this, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a motion to allow county staff to work with FCPS on ways to improve resources and support systems for working families.
Do you feel that these measures are enough?
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