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Public Education
Virginia AG launches two civil rights investigations into high school

(The Center Square) – Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares announced Wednesday civil rights investigations into allegations Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology withheld national awards from students, potentially costing… Read More

January 5, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin calls for investigation into Virginia high school after allegations

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is calling for an investigation into the leadership of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology following recent allegations school… Read More

January 4, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Loudoun County parent’s use of Bible verse at board meeting sparks a ‘hate speech’ petition

After a Loudoun County parent paraphrased a passage from the Bible during a school board meeting, another resident responded with a petition to ban “hate speech.” At a… Read More

January 3, 2023
Public Education
High School for the gifted withholds notification of National Merit Scholar awards in the name of ‘equity’

Parents with children attending a top-ranked Virginia high school were shocked to discover administrators withheld notifications of National Merit Scholar awards for years. Thomas Jefferson High School for… Read More

December 29, 2022
Public Education
Ex-High School Teacher Faces 20 Child Pornography Charges

(Daily Caller) – A former high school teacher is facing 32 sex crime charges, including 20 counts of possessing child pornography, following an ongoing investigation, according to ABC affiliate 13… Read More

December 19, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Loudoun County school superintendent, spokesman indicted for lying about transgender sex assaults

A grand jury has indicted the former Loudoun County school superintendent and spokesman on multiple counts for their roles in covering up transgender sex assaults in 2021. Recently… Read More

December 14, 2022
Public Education
‘Unconditional Surrender’: Parents Demand Loudoun County School Board Members Resign Following Grand Jury Report

(Daily Caller) – Parents demanded Loudoun County School Board members resign on Tuesday following the release of a special grand jury report, the Daily Caller News Foundation observed. Loudoun County… Read More

December 14, 2022
Culture
Virginia Christian group banned by restaurant at last minute over its ‘unsafe’ religious beliefs

A conservative Christian nonprofit had an event suddenly canceled by a Virginia restaurant due to fears over what the staff alleged felt are “unsafe” beliefs.  The Family… Read More

December 9, 2022
Public Education
Loudoun County School Board will discuss sexual assault report at next meeting

(The Center Square) – After a special grand jury released a report on how the Loudoun County School Board handled two sexual assaults in their schools, the board announced… Read More

December 9, 2022
Public Education
Loudoun County school superintendent sacked after grand jury condemns handling of transgender sex assaults that sparked parents’ movement

First it “dropped the ball” in two sexual assaults of girls by a transgender student. Now the Loudoun County school board has dropped the hammer –… Read More

December 7, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Special grand jury concludes Loudoun County Public Schools ‘dropped the ball’ on student safety

(Daily Caller) – A nine-member grand jury in Virginia concluded that a public school district “dropped the ball” on student safety after multiple sexual assaults took place in the school… Read More

December 6, 2022
Public Education
Virginia school district now must tell parents when sexually explicit content is in school curriculum

(Daily Caller) – Loudoun County School Board passed a policy on Tuesday that requires schools to tell parents when sexually explicit content is in classroom curriculum. The … Read More

December 2, 2022
Culture
Virginia lawmaker files bill to ban transgender procedures for minors

(The Center Square) – A Republican Virginia lawmaker introduced legislation for the 2023 legislative session that would ban any type of transgender procedures or drugs for minors in the commonwealth. Read More

December 2, 2022
Public Education
Supreme Court denies school district’s request for review of sexual assault case

A Virginia school district’s appeal that it shouldn’t be held liable in a sexual assault case involving two students was rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. Read More

November 23, 2022
Public Education
Parental rights candidate wins Loudoun School Board race, signals changes on board

(The Center Square) – A parental rights candidate who narrowly secured a spot on the Loudoun County School Board could influence how the school system handles transgender issues and parental… Read More

November 16, 2022
Public Education
Parental rights advocates leading in several Virginia school board elections

(The Center Square) – Parental rights advocates are leading in several local school board elections in Virginia, although each of the localities are still counting votes to determine the final… Read More

November 11, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Virginia Supreme Court to decide if teachers can be fired for not using students’ preferred pronouns

Can teachers be forced against their religious beliefs to use students’ preferred gender pronouns?  The Virginia Supreme Court is being asked that question in a case that… Read More

November 8, 2022
Public Education
Some Virginia school boards opposing new transgender policies that boost role of parents

(The Center Square) – Some school boards in Virginia are formally expressing their opposition to new transgender guidelines from the Virginia Department of Education, which would put more authority in… Read More

October 31, 2022
Public Education
Parental rights remain a concern in Loudoun and other school boards as election nears

(The Center Square) – With local school board elections approaching on Nov. 8, parental rights in education have remained a major point of concern in Loudoun County and other school… Read More

October 27, 2022
Public Education
Five Virginia lab school applications in, many more being developed

(The Center Square) – As the Virginia Department of Education continues to accept applications for planning grants to create lab schools, five applications have been submitted, but many more are… Read More

October 27, 2022