- August 18 – School officials announce that the Fairfax County Public Schools program of special education classes for mentally retarded children will double in size in the coming school year, with four new classes for those considered educable and one for those considered trainable.
- Smith, Marie. "Fairfax Will Increase Classes for Retarded." The Washington Post and Times Herald (1954-1959): 22. Aug 19 1955. ProQuest. Web. 29 Aug. 2014.
|Fairfax County by Year: 1955|
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