The Fairfax County School Board is set to vote Thursday night to gut the race-blind, merit-based admissions testing process at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.
‘I don’t need indoctrination, I need a good solid education in math, science, non-revisionist social studies, & English. Is that too much to ask?’
Fairfax County spent $44,000 on promoting critical race theorist Ibram X. Kendi for this one event—almost an entire year’s salary for a first-year teacher.
School administrators ‘have concerns that [private tutoring pods] may widen the gap in educational access and equity for all students,’ a memo from Fairfax County schools said.
FCPS is a bloated system that brings everyone down to the lowest common denominator instead of meeting new challenges with flexibility. The leadership should be held accountable.
Fairfax’s online schooling difficulties, delays, and incompetence are not an anomaly as governors indefinitely suspend kids’ futures due to coronavirus mass death theories that are failing to materialize.
In caving to pressure from the Obama administration, Fairfax County’s school board will also put another nail in the coffin of local self-governance.
The decisions of our local officials have a far more direct impact on our lives than those of federal officials. Let’s keep it that way.
One of the nation’s largest and wealthiest counties is proposing a new curriculum teaching ‘sexual fluidity’ to junior high and high schoolers.
Incidents like testing opt-outs and parent fury in Fairfax show people get Charles Murray’s point about refusing to comply with stupid regulations.
A Virginia police SWAT team raided a peaceful poker game and made off with thousands of dollars. That’s different from street gangs how?
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