virginia
Public Education
Virginia school board decides against releasing ‘damning’ report on graduation shooting

The Richmond, Virginia school board has voted to keep details of a mass shooting at a graduation secret from the public, much to the chagrin of the community. A… Read More

November 28, 2023
Public Education
Loudoun County, Virginia replaces entire school board as new members promise more transparency and parental involvement 

Loudoun County voters elected a completely new slate of school board members Tuesday in what many say is a resounding victory for parents. The new board… Read More

November 8, 2023
Public Education
Virginia judge says lawsuit of teacher shot by student will go forward as school district argues worker’s comp shield

A $40 million lawsuit in the notorious case where a 6-year-old boy shot his teacher in Virginia is going forward, a local judge in the case… Read More

November 8, 2023
Opinion
Op-ed: As a teacher, I’m saddened by the continued disregard for student safety at Loudoun County Public Schools

Students at Loudoun County Public Schools are speaking out about their safety, but LCPS administrators are more concerned about upholding woke agendas than they are about restoring common sense policies… Read More

November 6, 2023
Public Education
Scrutinized Northern Virginia school board up for reelection

(The Center Square) – Tuesday’s Virginia General Assembly general election will be in the national spotlight as interested parties watch to see if Gov. Glenn Youngkin has been able to… Read More

November 6, 2023
Public Education
Virginia school district is under fire after 9 high school students overdosed on fentanyl and parents weren’t notified

Loudoun County Public Schools is in hot water again, this time for withholding information from parents about multiple students overdosing on fentanyl. Nine students overdosed in the past month at… Read More

November 3, 2023
Culture
Youngkin issues Executive Directive to combat targeting of religious and ethnic groups

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin issued Executive Directive Six, a directive to fortify the state’s response to attacks on religious or ethnic groups in response to “significantly… Read More

November 1, 2023
Opinion
Washington Post story on own education poll ignores important takeaways on transgender policies from survey

A Washington Post story reporting on its own survey of voters about education issues in Virginia ignores important takeaways of the survey’s findings, especially on transgender issues. On the biggest… Read More

October 25, 2023
Courts
School board adopts Virginia governor’s parental rights policy after parents slap it with lawsuit

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Virginia Beach School Board approved Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s gender transition notification policy Tuesday after being hit with a lawsuit from parents, according to… Read More

October 12, 2023
Public Education
Parents sue Virginia school board for rejecting Gov. Youngkin’s transgender policies

Two parents are suing their Virginia school district for refusing to follow state policy regarding transgender students’ bathroom use and sports participation. The guidance, which was… Read More

October 2, 2023
Public Education
Teachers at a Virginia school district can again give zeros to students who do no work, but 50% remains the bottom for any effort

A school district in Virginia reversed a change to its grading policy, allowing teachers to again give students zeros for not turning in assignments. Last year, Fairfax County Public Schools… Read More

September 20, 2023
Public Education
School district bucks parental rights, votes against Gov. Youngkin’s policy

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Amherst County School Board (ACSB) voted against adopting Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s parental rights policy regarding transgender issues in schools Thursday, according to… Read More

September 18, 2023
Culture
Initiative to combat human trafficking launched in Virginia

(The Center Square) – Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares announced this week during a press conference the launch of an initiative to combat human trafficking in partnership with businesses across… Read More

September 15, 2023
Culture
‘Parents matter’: Gov. Youngkin pardons father arrested at school board meeting following his daughter’s sexual assault

Gov. Youngkin granted a full pardon on Friday to a Virginia father arrested for disorderly conduct at a 2021 school board meeting after his daughter was sexually assaulted in the… Read More

September 11, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin announces new education initiative after pandemic learning loss

(The Center Square) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced his ALL IN VA plan, intended to help Virginia students recover from COVID-19 learning loss and return to higher academic standards, on the… Read More

September 8, 2023
Public Education
Virginia parents have the right to sue after district adopts transgender ‘rights’ violating Youngkin policy, AG says

(The Daily Signal) – A Northern Virginia school district just outside of Washington, D.C., appears to be in flagrant violation of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s model policies on transgender… Read More

August 31, 2023
Christian Schools
In woke wars, faith-based Virginia schools see enrollment jump

(The Daily Signal) – Schools rooted in a biblical worldview are seeing increased enrollment in Virginia, while public schools are faltering. According to a recent report, Catholic schools in Northern… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public Education
‘Making themselves judge and jury’: Winsome Sears calls out school districts defying parental rights policies

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears of Virginia said Tuesday that school boards who defied parental rights policies were “making themselves judge and jury.” “These are… Read More

August 23, 2023
Public Education
A Virginia school district upheld parental rights on trans issues. Why is the Biden DOJ getting involved?

(The Daily Signal) – America First Legal is demanding answers after the Justice Department under President Joe Biden intervened in a Virginia school district’s adoption of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s policies… Read More

August 22, 2023
Public Education
‘Expected to follow the law’: Virginia governor calls out school district for vowing not to change its transgender policies

Virginia’s largest school district said Tuesday it doesn’t legally need to change its gender policies, including its practice of hiding information from parents. The governor disagrees. In a… Read More

August 18, 2023