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Friday, December 07, 2012

Fairfax County School Board Approves 2013-14 School Calendar

The Fairfax County School Board has approved the 2013-14 school calendar which sets Tuesday, September 3, 2013, as the first day of the school year and Friday, June 20, 2014, as the last day.

Teacher workdays are scheduled for November 4 and 5, 2013; January 30, 2014; and April 7, 2014. January 31, 2014, is a staff development day. Winter break is scheduled for December 23, 2013 through January 3, 2014, and spring break will be held April 14-18, 2014. The 2013-14 calendar includes contingencies for up to 15 make-up days of school, if needed.

The School Board voted to designate one of the staff development days scheduled for the week of August 26-30, 2013, as a teacher-directed workday. The exact day will be determined by the Superintendent in consultation with principals and teacher associations.

Details about the calendar can be found at http://www.fcps.edu/about/13-14cal.shtml.

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