April 2011: FZTR Task forces are working on various aspects of reform now. See our blog for updates. We are benchmarking best practices, identifying ways to
improve the current FCPS disciplinary process, providing outreach to
families, working with national organizations and other school
districts, and compiling data and research to support change.
April 2011: Discussion forum and blog:Please begin using
the discussion forum at the top of this page. It's new and there may be
glitches but we want this to be a place people can discuss reform and
how to get it done. Let us know what you think. The blog is up and
running on a separate page.
March 2011: FOIA Case Heard March 2, 2011:
FCPS and school board members testified in Fairfax Circuit Court March
2, 2011 to defend charges of violating the Freedom of Information Act
(FOIA) and open meeting laws. (Case Number CL-2011-0002345). See lawsuit.
Mission:Transform the Fairfax County Public School
discipline system from a criminal and punitive approach to a restorative,
educational, and therapeutic process by working with families, FCPS,
county staff, civil rights and child development specialists, and legal