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 DATE  TIME  EVENT  LOCATION
10.15.08 3:30pm Press Conference with the Business Alliance for Fairgrade The Tower Club - 17th Floor - Tyson's Corner, VA  




 8.25.08  NOON  Meet/Interview FAIRGRADE's Leadership  Jackson Middle School




 8.25.08  1:00pm  FCPS Roundtable
Open to Public for Q&A
Jackson Middle School
       


Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - Press Conference with the Business Alliance for Fairgrade:
Top Fairfax County business leaders will hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 15th at 3:30pm at the Tower Club in Tyson's Corner (17th Floor - Dominion Room) to voice their concerns about the potential economic impact of FCPS' current grading policies on students' competitive viability, Fairfax County's property tax base and the business community's plan to lobby Fairfax County officials on behalf of the parent organization, FAIRGRADE, to change existing grading policies.   Business Alliance for Fairgrade members participating in the press conference represent the major business sectors that help drive Fairfax County's economy:  Government Consulting, Real Estate and Information Technology. 
 

Monday, August 25th, 2008  - Grading Policies Roundtable:
At 1:00pm this Monday, August 25th, FAIRGRADE is participating in an FCPS sponsored Roundtable panel discussion regarding the grading policies issue.
 
This event is open to the public.  Questions may be submitted in advance at the FCPS website and the public may question the panel following the Roundtable.  
 
Your attendance is STRONGLY encouraged.  This issue makes news because of concerned parents like you.
 
The Roundtable is scheduled to begin at 1:00pm in the auditorium of Luther Jackson Middle located on Gallows Road at Route 50 in Falls Church.  The address is:  3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church.  Go to the FCPS homepage to submit questions and for additional details:  www.fcps.edu . You may copy FAIRGRADE with your questions at:  fairgrade.fcps@gmail.com.


Monday, August 25, 2008 NOON 
Come early to the FCPS Roundtable on Monday, August 25, 2008. 

Meet the FAIRGRADE leadership at NOON to learn more about the progress made on this collaborative effort with FCPS officials. 

The address for Luther Jackson Middle School is 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church - located just off of Route 50.