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Culture
Virginia Senate panel defeats slew of education bills, including on parents’ rights

(The Center Square) – A panel of Virginia state Senate lawmakers defeated a torrent of Republican-backed education bills Thursday, including measures to require schools to maintain a catalog and… Read More

February 17, 2023
Culture, Public Education
After School Satan Club might pay the price for being controversial – literally

A Virginia school board is considering revising its policies on after-school clubs following conflict over a new “After School Satan Club.” The Chesapeake Public School Board previously allowed… Read More

February 14, 2023
Culture
Pivotal parental rights bill to face an uphill battle in the Virginia Senate

(Daily Caller) – Republicans are facing an uphill battle in the Virginia Senate getting Sage’s Law, a bill which requires parental notification of a child’s sex transition, to the governor’s… Read More

February 13, 2023
Public Education
Racially-targeted Asian mom, engineer, sacked from Virginia’s BOE as ‘not qualified’ by liberal lawmakers

Virginia Democrats voted along party lines to oust a parent who was appointed to the Virginia Board of Education (BOE), claiming she wasn’t qualified. “They voted to remove… Read More

February 9, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Students return to Virginia school after shooting; injured teacher to sue

Students are returning to class Monday at a Virginia elementary school where a teacher was shot by a 6-year-old student. That teacher intends to sue. Abby Zwerner, a… Read More

January 30, 2023
Culture
School officials’ maniacal focus on equity should shift to academic preparation

(The Sentinel) – Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin recently blasted Fairfax County school officials for their maniacal focus on equity after they withheld national merit award information from students until scholarship… Read More

January 30, 2023
Culture
Library offers controversial activist $35,350 in taxpayer money for hour-long speech

(Daily Caller) – New York Times Magazine writer Nikole Hannah-Jones, author of the 1619 project, has reportedly been offered $35,350 for a lecture at a local library. Public library officials… Read More

January 27, 2023
Public Education
Former teachers’ union president charged with embezzling $400,000

(Daily Caller) – The former president of a Virginia teachers’ union was arrested and charged with embezzlement from the organization on Monday, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Ingrid… Read More

January 27, 2023
Legislation
As school choice advances elsewhere, progress is slow in Virginia House

(The Center Square) – The Senate Committee on Education and Health voted to “pass by indefinitely” on three school choice bills by Republican lawmakers Thursday – a signal other… Read More

January 26, 2023
Culture, Public Education
The shocking true story of how school and state officials took a girl from her parents, allowing her to be trafficked twice and relentlessly abused in the name of gender ideology

School and child welfare officials in Virginia, blinded by radical gender ideology, allowed a 14-year-old girl to be sex trafficked twice and horrifically abused in an unfathomable chain of events. Read More

January 24, 2023
Public Education
School district claims ‘oversight’ led to delay of National Merit notifications

(The Center Square) – Stafford County Public Schools is the latest to join a growing list of Virginia school districts who have acknowledged providing delayed notification of National Merit commendations… Read More

January 24, 2023
Public Education
Gov. Youngkin backs student merit notification bill for Virginia schools

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is backing a legislative proposal requiring schools to promptly inform students and parents of awards, including from the National Merit… Read More

January 23, 2023
Public Education
17 northern Virginia schools withheld Merit awards from mostly Asian students as Gov. Youngkin calls for legislation

(Daily Caller) – At least 17 northern Virginia schools have admitted to withholding National Merit awards from their students as the governor calls for legislation to require that students and… Read More

January 20, 2023
Culture
Americans are rethinking education priorities

When it comes to education, the American public has some new priorities. In the wake of the pandemic, 55% of Americans agree schools should be rethinking how they… Read More

January 19, 2023
Legislation
School choice bill clears first hurdle in Virginia House

(The Center Square) – A bill backed by Virginia Republican lawmakers to create “Education Success Accounts” to help parents pay for education expenses – including private school tuition –… Read More

January 18, 2023
Culture, Legislation
Study finds majority of parents considered switching schools for their kids; many want more information

In the past year, more than half of parents considered a different school for their children, a new study revealed. Rates were highest among African… Read More

January 17, 2023
Public Education
‘Maniacal focus on equal outcomes’: Gov. Glenn Youngkin slams liberal educators for withholding merit awards

(Daily Caller) – Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Sunday slammed liberal educators’ “maniacal focus on equal outcomes” after a number of schools in the state withheld merit awards from… Read More

January 17, 2023
Public Education
Virginia attorney general expands civil rights investigation to all of Fairfax County Public Schools

(The Center Square) – Virginia’s attorney general announced Monday that he will expand his investigation into Thomas Jefferson High School to the entire Fairfax County Public Schools system, after… Read More

January 10, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Loudoun County man arrested for protesting school board meeting found not guilty

(Daily Caller) – A Virginia resident who was arrested for “trespassing” after protesting at a 2021 school board meeting was found not guilty on Wednesday, he told the Daily Caller… Read More

January 6, 2023
Legislation
Several school choice bills pre-filed in Virginia legislature

(The Center Square) – Proposed education bills having to do with “parental choice” and “parental rights” could spark debate among lawmakers after the Virginia General Assembly convenes the 2023… Read More

January 6, 2023