Extra Credit: Combined Grade Classes
They affect only 2.1 percent of Fairfax County's elementary school classes, but parents say they have concerns over the practice of combining grades when there are too many students and not enough teachers. Read about it here.
Besides the Extra Credit column, the Fairfax Extra has plenty of useful columns, lisitngs and news stories each week Thursday. Look for the print edition inside your Home and Classifieds sections and links here each week on Focus on Fairfax.