Tag Archives: Fairfax County School Board

Fairfax County School Board Discusses Absences for Civic Engagement

After the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL back in February of 2018, a student led movement calling for an end to gun violence swept across the country. That movement involved student organized walkouts of school, lobby … Continue reading

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In Final Days Before Election, School Board Candidate Laura Drain Keeps Bringing Up Transgender Athletes

One of the latest ways to prove you’re against equality for the transgender community is to bring up girls athletics. The anti-LGBT crowd claims having gender identity included in the school system’s non-discrimination policy will result in boys suddenly declaring … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Schultz Blames Everyone Else for Her Lack of Community Engagement

Most of the candidates endorsed by the Fairfax County Republican Party for the school board this year have been ranting and raving about how Democrats have had a majority on the school board since it became an elected position back … Continue reading

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Video: Elaine Tholen’s Opening Statement at MCA Forum

At a recent forum hosted by the McLean Citizens Association for candidates running for the Dranesville district seat on the Fairfax County School Board, Elaine Tholen made it clear that she’s a candidate who has the background and vision necessary … Continue reading

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Andi Bayer Says We Should “Follow the Money” to See Who’s Influencing FLE (Sex Ed) Curriculum

Republicans in Fairfax County have been sending out antisemitic dog whistles throughout the entire campaign. It even got to the point where Elizabeth Schultz received criticism for her remarks on how the Holocaust is taught in schools and responded by … Continue reading

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Vinson Palathingal Opposes Slight Boundary Changes “Even If We Have to Have Trailers”

Anybody who’s been following the school board races in Fairfax County this year knows overcrowded schools have been a big topic of conversation. The school system currently has over 750 classrooms in trailers because so many of our schools are … Continue reading

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Andi Bayer Says Teachers Using “Anti-American” Materials

I’m not sure what Andi Bayer thinks our teachers are doing in Fairfax County Public Schools, but she’s now claiming students are taught “anti-American” and “pro-socialism” material. “I tutor these kids, I see what they’re learning,” Bayer said at a … Continue reading

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Laura Jane Cohen: “I’m used to talking over nonsense”

During last night’s Springfield District Council forum for candidates hoping to represent Springfield on the Fairfax County School Board, Laura Jane Cohen highlighted how Elizabeth Schultz has a horrible attendance record when it comes to school board meetings, but has … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Schultz Says Immigrants are Bringing Diseases Into Fairfax County Public Schools

The Springfield District Council hosted a forum for candidates running for the Springfield seat on the Fairfax County School Board last night at Washington Irving Middle School. While many of the questions were topics like school boundaries and gun violence … Continue reading

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Andi Bayer Says People of Color Don’t Face Discrimination in Fairfax Because There Are Plenty of Ethnic Restaurants

When it comes to the Fairfax County School Board, the Republican candidates have made some extremely inappropriate comments throughout this year’s campaign.  That’s why the Washington Post took the time to emphasize the “vitriolic” and “poisonous tone” resulting from the … Continue reading

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