Pat Hynes discusses the challenges of funding public schools. She describes the current state of school funding in Fairfax County and across the United States.
Teacher, lawyer and community organizer. J.D. from Vanderbilt University; B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia. FCPS elementary teacher, 2002-2011. Former member of the Superintendent’s Business and Community Advisory Committee; founding member of the Vienna Teen Center Foundation; former PTA president, Louise Archer Elementary School; former president of the Malcolm-Windover Heights Civic Association and F.B. Meekins Cooperative Preschool. Former associate, Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett, New York, New York. FCPS graduate and mother of two FCPS graduates. Board service January 2012 to present. Board vice chairman 2012. Current Board chairman as of July 2015.
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