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Topic - Fairfax County School Board
Steve Stuban's son, Nick, committed suicide last January in the wake of school disciplinary proceedings that Mr. Stuban said he found out about only after it was too late. Now Mr. Stuban, with the help of several Northern Virginia legislators, is pushing for an overhaul of the state's parental-notification policy to ensure that the same doesn't happen to other parents.
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine's fundraising lead over other state lawmakers will likely be a big help to Democrats in the fall elections when they campaign in Northern Virginia and try to take control of the General Assembly for the first time since 1995.