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Laura Ingraham Attacks Fairfax County Public Schools

After Betsy DeVos has repeatedly attacked Fairfax County Public Schools recently, Laura Ingraham of Fox News took to the airwaves yesterday to spew all sorts of nonsense about the school system. Among other things, she claimed “Black Lives Matters zealots … Continue reading

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Claims Black Caucus Members Can’t Represent All Virginians

As today’s Juneteenth and many people are celebrating the anniversary of when slaves in Texas finally heard they were free, there are still some significant challenges facing communities of color. The fact that people are currently protesting the racism that … Continue reading

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Fairfax County Declares Local State of Emergency

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors held an emergency meeting in order to address the COVID-19 pandemic. During that meeting they passed a resolution declaring a local state of emergency. According to Chairman Jeff McKay, “this declaration streamlines and expedites … Continue reading

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Fairfax County School Board Supports Collective Bargaining for Public Employees

With Democrats gaining control of both chambers of the General Assembly after last year’s elections, one of the be issues being considered this session is workers’ rights. A higher minimum wage looks to be well on its way to being … Continue reading

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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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