A sense of belonging. A desire for civility. Both seem necessary for a welcoming and respectful society. But what happens when these ideas backfire?
The Fairfax County Public School system is once again under pressure to make severe budget cuts. One of the ideas recently floated suggested cutting back spending on activities and cutting out spending on athletics. We chat with the chair of the county’s school board about how the system found itself in this financial shape and what ideas are under serious consideration for navigating the future.
- Pat Hynes Chair, Hunter Mill District Representative, Fairfax County Public School Board
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