Evidently, our overly-large school district will help with that.
Put this in the category of “I didn’t know this was happening”: in a recent newsletter, we learn that parents can sign up to get a weekly report on “their child’s activity on an FCPS device”, courtesy of the company the district pays for content censorship filtering.
Are you part of the “great resignation”? Looking for a high-profile job in a really nice area that pays pretty well?
Once again, the overly-large school district is looking for a new superintendent.1 Although the process is pretty far along, I’m sure the search firm running it would love to hear from an amazing last-minute candidate. Or maybe not.
For most of this year, we heard lots about how “parent rights” were being trampled by schools that were trying to keep hidden the many nefarious things happening in classrooms. The high-volume screaming for “transparency” was the disingenuous center of the recent elections in Virginia.
It has been rather quiet around here lately, both in terms of ranting in this space and the overly-large school district.
When I worked for the system, one golden rule was to avoid making headlines in The Washington Post. Fairfax has done pretty well with that, especially when compared to our friends to the west.
According some education “experts”, the SAT isn’t as vital as it used to be since the number of colleges requiring students to submit scores with their application is in “rapid decline”.
But leadership here in the overly-large school district seems not to have gotten the message.