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Fairfax School Board votes to honor military enlistees

Published on: 
Fri, 03/09/2012
Media Source: 
Washington Post

The Fairfax County School Board voted Thursday to require that high schools honor graduating seniors who have enlisted in the military and to give each school flexibility to decide how best to do that. The move came as a disappointment to some parents, who had pushed the board to mandate that all schools recognize enlistees in the same way: with red, white and blue “honor cords” worn around the neck at graduation.

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