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‘No longer an exurb of Northern Virginia;’ Stafford pushing state for more school funding

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Stafford County leaders will meet with Virginia Delegates and Senators during an annual dinner at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2023, to discuss the county government's legislative wishlist.

At the top is adding Stafford to the list of Northern Virginia jurisdictions that get extra state funding for schools in a program called "cost to compete," or COCA. The state created the fund to help boost teacher pay for those working in Northern Virginia -- the most competitive market in the state.

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