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Va. Supreme Court upholds decision to close Clifton Elementary

The Supreme Court of Virginia has upheld the decision by the Fairfax County School Board to close Clifton Elementary School.

Tags: Supreme Court of Virginia , Fairfax County School Board

Saturday - 06/04/2011, 10:43am EDT

Fairfax school officials in court over Clifton decision

The Fairfax County school system went on trial Wednesday after being accused of violating the state's open meetings law and the public's right to know.

Tags: Fairfax County Circuit Court , Fairfax County School Board , lawsuit , open meetings law , Hank Silverberg

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 04:24pm EST

Will 'historic' designation save Va. school from closing?

It was slated to close but has now been placed on a list of historic sites. Will that make any difference for Clifton Elementary School?


Monday - 02/07/2011, 08:51am EST

Parents withdraw lawsuit over closed Va. school

A lawsuit has been dropped challenging how the Fairfax County Public School Board conducted a meeting about a school closure, but continued attention to the issue could change the way the county government operates.

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Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 02:08pm EST

Fairfax Co. schools development to save $31 million

The economic recession is not bad news for everyone, as a local school district seeks to take advantage of lowered construction prices for tens of millions in new developments.

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools , Dean Tistadt , Beth English , Pimmit Hills Alternative High School , Sunrise Valley Elementary School , Paul D. Shinkman , Hank Silverberg

Friday - 12/17/2010, 09:52am EST

Clifton parents may take school case to Va. Supreme Court

Now that a Fairfax County judge has ruled the Fairfax County school board decision to close Clifton Elementary School is not "arbitrary and capricious," the future of the school could be decided by Virginia's highest court.

Tags: Clifton , Fairfax County School Board

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 12:38pm EST

Clifton Elementary parents file lawsuit over school closure

Parents say the Fairfax County School Board exceeded its authority and violated Virginia law when it decided to shut down Clifton Elementary.

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools , Kim Farrell , lawsuit , Friends of Community Schools , Hank Silverberg

Tuesday - 08/10/2010, 01:41am EDT

Clifton Elementary School to close

Clifton residents say they are devastated by the decision.

Tags: Clifton , Fairfax County School Board , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 07/09/2010, 08:41am EDT

Community fights closure of Clifton Elementary

Clifton PTA President Patty Hopkins says closing the school would break up the community.

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools , Patty Hopkins , Hank Silverberg

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 01:41am EDT