Under the cloud of "personnel matters," Fairfax County Public School officials have been trying to get rid of seven people convicted of a felony on the payroll. The division learned in 2012 that at least one employee was hired regardless of a felony conviction that would have made him/her ineligible under state law.
A new article in The Washington Post has led to the revelation that six other employees were also hired with felony convictions. The division has responded with a statement after the report. Read this and other stories in our daily digest.