Parents' Rights in Fairfax County Public Schools

Divorcing parents and legal guardians often have questions about their rights to information, decision-making and access in the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). Summary of those rights, which apply to all parents including legal guardians and parents who are married, separated, divorced, or have never been married.  

For more information, consult FCPS Regulation 2240 , the principal of your child’s school, or the school’s webpage. If you believe an employee of your child’s school is improperly denying you the rights summarized here or detailed in FCPS Regulation 2240 (which is the official policy), please provide a copy of this summary to that employee and ask him or her to contact the school principal.  Principals with questions should contact the Regional Assistant Superintendent.