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Culture, Public Education
Multi-million-dollar trans bathroom plan for Loudoun County schools panned by critics

Loudon County Public Schools (LCPS) is again making headlines for bad reasons after a Virginia father took the district to task for its $11 million renovation plan for transgender… Read More

April 19, 2023
Public Education
The high price of teacher unionization in Loudoun County

Teachers are not the only ones who will receive a pay bump at Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) next fall. Hidden within the nearly $30 million dollar increase… Read More

April 19, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Virginia parents’ lawsuit can continue against Loudoun schools over bias incident reporting form, court rules

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit made by Loudoun County, Virginia, parents against their public school system… Read More

April 18, 2023
Public Education
Public school districts from Denver to Loudoun County are failing their special education students

A Colorado investigation recently found that Denver Public Schools violated federal requirements for special education, failing over 1,000 disabled students in the process. A complaint filed with the… Read More

April 3, 2023
Culture
George Mason university president defends invitation to Gov. Youngkin for commencement speech

Amid some student backlash, the president of Virginia’s George Mason University is standing behind the decision to invite Gov. Glenn Youngkin to speak at commencement.  “As president… Read More

March 31, 2023
Public Education
After challenge, Virginia school district to remove 14 sexually explicit books from libraries to comply with state law

Fourteen books will be removed this week from libraries in Spotsylvania County Public Schools following a formal challenge process initiated by a parent. In a district memorandum… Read More

March 29, 2023
Christian Schools, Opinion
Without Sage’s Law, private Christian schools are worth the cost

The public school establishment increasingly views involved parents as the enemy to effective education. Last month, the Virginia General Assembly killed a bill, HB 2432,… Read More

March 28, 2023
Culture, Public Education
In new book, Ian Prior pulls back the curtain on the parental battle against corrupt Loudoun County Schools

Ground zero of the national parents’ rights movement is Loudoun County, Virginia, where attorney Ian Prior and other parents fought an uphill battle against a corrupt school board and… Read More

March 27, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin appoints new superintendent of public instruction

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Chief Academic Officer Lisa Coons has been appointed to serve as Virginia’s new superintendent of public instruction, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday. Coons, who… Read More

March 23, 2023
Public Education
Virginia teacher shot by 6-year-old student breaks silence with interview

In her first public interview since being shot by a 6-year-old student, Virginia teacher Abigail Zwerner said she will be haunted forever by memories of the incident. “There’s… Read More

March 22, 2023
Public Education
Fairfax schools hires K Street lobbyist with ties to Chinese Communist Party at $2,225 per hour

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is being questioned over its hiring of a law firm better known for its lobbying than its lawyering – at the cost of $2,225… Read More

March 20, 2023
Opinion
Virginia progressives push teachers’ union clout in district mired in controversy

The embattled Fairfax County School Board ensured more controversy this week when it voted to allow unions to bargain for teachers in Northern Virginia. The vote comes two… Read More

March 14, 2023
Culture
Tennessee university student group outraged faculty won’t call divisive concepts laws ‘White Supremacist’

A student advocacy group condemned their faculty senate for postponing a resolution declaring two education laws to be “white supremacist.” The University of Tennessee Martin group, People… Read More

March 14, 2023
Public Education
Virginians to offer feedback on history standards

(The Center Square) – The Virginia Board of Education this week is beginning a series of public hearings on the most recent draft of the state’s history and social… Read More

March 14, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Virginia’s teachers’ union sneaks CRT, Marxism into classrooms despite ban

The Virginia Education Association is finding ways to introduce Critical Race Theory (CRT) materials into classrooms, despite a statewide ban. In February, as a part of its Black… Read More

March 13, 2023
Culture
Youngkin fields questions on CRT, history standards

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin outlined and defended his stance on a range of education topics, including Critical Race Theory and transgender students in sports, during… Read More

March 10, 2023
Culture, Public Education
‘Parents need to wake up’: Advocates sound alarm about Satanist after-school clubs sprouting across the country

(Daily Caller) – The Satanic Temple (TST) made headlines in 2022 for fighting for the right to create after-school clubs for students and has recently been launching new groups across… Read More

March 6, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Virginia Dems, teachers’ union accused of ‘hypocrisy’ over opposition to anti-Communist bill

Hung Cao, a retired Navy Captain, who supports the VA anti-communist bill. The education establishment in Virginia continues to turn a tin ear to voters, opposing a… Read More

February 28, 2023
Culture
Virginia House committee defeats effort to enshrine abortion in Constitution

(The Center Square) – Efforts by Virginia Democrats to advance a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow voters to decide whether to place reproductive health protections in the state constitution,… Read More

February 22, 2023
Public Education
Loudoun County district continues withholding information about sexual assaults in schools

The reputation of Loudoun County Public School District (LCPS) took another hit after its board voted not to release a sexual assault report compiled by school attorneys. LCPS… Read More

February 21, 2023