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Email confirms Loudoun County school board knew about

2 days ago · The Loudoun County Public Schools board was informed of an alleged sexual assault that took place in a high school bathroom on May 28, 2021, an email from Superintendent Scott Ziegler shows. The email, which was reported by WTOP-TV, alerted the school board that an incident took place at Stone Bridge High School in which a female student alleged sh

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Outraged parents say Loudoun County school board is

(5 days ago) Outraged parents demanded the immediate resignation of Loudoun County Schools Superintendent Scott Ziegler at a school board meeting Tuesday that was dominated by public comments on allegations that the school district covered up two alleged sexual assaults.. More than 60 parents, students, and residents of the Virginia county spoke at the school board meeting, blasting members of …

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Loudoun County Public Schools claims the school board …

(5 days ago) The school district accused of covering up horrific sexual abuse at one of their schools released a lengthy statement Wednesday denying that the school board knew the details of the case. Loudoun County resident Scott Smith said that his daughter was raped on May 28 by a boy allegedly wearing a skirt in a restroom at Stone Bridge High School.

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Loudoun County schools accused of failing to report

(2 days ago) Already under fire for allegedly concealing two sexual assaults from the public, Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia is now accused of failing to report multiple known incidents of alleged sexual assault in schools despite a state law that requires such reporting.Virginia law mandates that "Reports shall be made to the division superintendent

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Is this new, ‘HORRIFYING’ curriculum taught in YOUR kid’s

(5 days ago) BlazeTV Staff. October 19, 2021. There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender

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Schools gave laptops to kids during pandemic — then …

(2 days ago) Schools across the United States reportedly handed out laptops to pupils for distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic — and then spied on them with the very same electronic device, according to a Monday report from The Guardian. What are the details?According to recently released research from the Center for Democracy and Technology, 86% of

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Parents org fires back over allegations parents angry at

(4 days ago) The NSBA claimed school board members are under "immediate threat" from parents angry over a myriad of issues, but specifically cited COVID-related mandates, such as face masks in schools, and "because of propaganda purporting the false inclusion of critical race theory within classroom instruction and curricula."

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Fight over mask mandates turns Democrats into school

(9 days ago) For the last several months, the fight over mask mandates in schools has dominated school board meetings across the U.S. Anti-mask parents have accused board members, teachers, and principals of imposing a dangerous "talisman" upon American students, while pro-mask parents have declared that those who would ban masks just want to see kids (and teac

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California parents file lawsuit to stop curriculum that

(9 days ago) Three parents filed a lawsuit accusing the California state school curriculum of violating the U.S. Constitution over an Ethnic Studies lesson that asks kids to pray and chant to Aztec gods. "Our clients are not opposed to having students learn about different cultures and religions, including the practices of the Aztecs," said Paul Jonna, spec

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Florida state board of education votes to sanction 8

(6 days ago) The Florida state board of education on Thursday sanctioned eight school districts that have violated Gov. Ron DeSantis' order requiring schools that implement mask mandates to let parents opt their kids out.The board unanimously voted to sanction school districts in Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Duval, Leon, Miami-Dade, Orange, and Palm Beach Countie

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Florida orders schools to reopen in the fall — and

(2 days ago) Florida's education commissioner has ordered all schools to open full-time come August. What are the details? Richard Corcoran, the state's commissioner for the Department of Education, issued an emergency order Monday mandating all "brick and mortar schools" to reopen in August at a rate of "at least five days per week for all students."

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Students across the nation are being charged for vandalism

(9 days ago) Hillsborough County Schools spokeswoman Erin Maloney said that vandalism is skyrocketing at their schools because of the TikTok trend. She told WTSP-TV that not all students are criminally charged over the vandalism. "We really don't want to ruin a kids life over what they perceive to be a prank," said Maloney.

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A Tennessee school district tried to ban parents from

(5 days ago) Rutherford County Schools opened for in-person classes, but two schools have already closed because of the number of students who have been forced to quarantine due to symptoms or exposure to someone who possibly had COVID-19. According to WZTV, roughly 20,000 out of the district's 48,000 students are taking classes online.

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Left-wing member of Loudoun County School Board abruptly

(6 days ago) Beth Barts, a prominent left-wing member of the Loudoun County School Board, abruptly announced Friday that she was stepping down from her position. The development comes as the Loudoun County School Board faces intense criticism over its handling of two sexual assault cases. The school board has also generated national attention in recent mont

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Poll: More than half of Virginia parents think that

(7 days ago) According to a Fox News poll, over half of Virginia parents think parents should tell schools what to teach.The outlet reported that when responding to the question, "Do you believe parents should – or should not – be telling schools what to teach?" 57% of Virginia parents indicated that parents should be doing so, while 34% indicated that parents

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Horowitz: Norwegian study shows very little transmission

(6 days ago) Shutting down schools or forcing kids to wear masks – either one is likely the greatest crime ever committed against children under the most false pretenses imaginable. New research continues to show that schools are not drivers of spread, not to mention the fact that the virus is not dangerous to children. Meanwhile, children continue to commit su

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School district encourages students to turn in peers

(6 days ago) She noted that Massachusetts' Wellesley Public Schools isn't the only district promoting such programs. "In California, the Acalanes Union High School District maintains an online portal 'for students to report incidents of harm — acts of racism, bias, sexism, microaggressions, etc,'" she …

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More than 5,000 students, hundreds of employees in one

(8 days ago) More than 5,000 students in Florida's Hillsborough County Public Schools are in quarantine or isolation due to a massive spike in coronavirus infections as the 2021-22 school year begins. Hundreds of district employees in the Florida school system are also in either quarantine or isolation. The district, according to reports, serves more than

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Texas school district has never required masks or

(9 days ago) A rural school district in Texas defied the experts and orders from its government masters when it came to face masks and social distancing in reaction to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of bowing to pressure, the district worked with parents to open schools in August without COVID restrictions or mandates — and by all accounts, the students ar

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Man arrested at Loudoun County school board meeting says

(7 days ago) A spokeswoman for Loudoun County Public Schools said, "Any information related to student information is confidential under state and federal laws regarding student privacy." According to Smith's attorney, the suspect made self-incriminating statements during an interview with prosecutors and a conviction is "expected imminently, likely in the

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With nearly 30K NYC school staffers still unvaccinated

(9 days ago) New York City decided over the summer that it would require all school staffers to be vaccinated or face losing their jobs. The deadline for all school employees to get jabbed is Monday, Sept. 27. But there's a problem: Nearly 30,000 of Gotham's school staffers are unvaccinated, the New York Post reported, and come the first of next week, they'

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Governor Gavin Newsom sends kids back to school, backlash

(6 days ago) In schools that are not open, students must learn remotely. "We absolutely believe that the social-emotional learning that occurs in the classroom is the best place for our kids, certainly the best place for their parents as well," Newsom said. "And so it is absolutely incumbent to do everything in our power to provide support to our districts

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Horowitz: Washington Post admits school openings have not

(9 days ago) While there is no complete surveillance data of all open schools, Emily Oster, an economics professor at Brown University, created a dashboard of 300 schools offering in-person classes. During the first two weeks of September, she and fellow researchers found just a 0.078% infection rate for students and a 0.15% for teachers, "much lower" than the community infection rate in …

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White privilege banner directed at Catholic HS before

(8 days ago) Butler High School cheerleaders have sent an apology letter to counterparts at Charlotte Catholic. Soon there will be a meeting between the schools' cheerleading squads to facilitate goodwill and understanding. Kurt Telford, principal of Charlotte Catholic, issued a forgiving statement, WBTV said:

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Prestigious DC school drafts policy to expel students over

(5 days ago) Administrators at one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious private schools have drafted a policy to punish any and all "harmful" language — including "misplaced humor" — by expulsion, according to leaked documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.The news outlet reported Tuesday that the draft "anti-bias" policy has recently circulated

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President Trump calls for 'patriotic education' in schools

(1 days ago) President Trump calls for 'patriotic education' in schools: 'Left's war on police, faith, history, and American values is tearing our country apart' News. Because the U.S. is 'an exceptional, free and just nation, worth defending, preserving, and protecting' Sarah Taylor.

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AG Merrick Garland claims he was unaware of Loudoun County

(6 days ago) 2 days ago · Attorney General Merrick Garland told the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday that he was not aware of the sexual assault allegations in the Loudoun County Public Schools district while facing questions on the Department of Justice's decision to investigate alleged threats of violence against school officials. Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) grilled Garl

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White privilege programs take center stage in pair of

(5 days ago) Programs fighting white privilege are taking center stage in a pair of Pennsylvania school districts, and board members and parents are pushing back hard against them.'The book teaches kids not only to defy parents but to hate themselves'Gladwyne School in the Lower Merion School District — reportedly one of the richest in the nation — will require

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Anti-critical race theory group slams Loudoun County

(9 days ago) A nonpartisan organization that wants to "take politics out of the classroom" has launched a half-million-dollar ad campaign blasting the school board in Loudoun County, Virginia.The new ad, which aired Sunday during the Washington Football Team's season opener, attacked Loudoun County schools for spending $500,000 to develop a curriculum that teaches concepts from critical race theory.

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Oregon School superintendent reportedly canned for

(8 days ago) An Oregon superintendent is out of a job after he reportedly refused to ignore the governor's statewide mask mandate, the Daily Mail reports. What are the details? The Adrian School Board fired former Superintendent Kevin Purnell on Monday for his decision to uphold Democratic Gov. Kate Brown's statewide mask mandate in public K-12 schools.

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Fauci: It's time to start thinking about reopening schools

(2 days ago) Dr. Anthony Fauci said it is time to start thinking about reopening schools, but also noted that the hardest-hit communities will need to "be creative" by implementing "some modifications" to avoid COVID-19 outbreaks. "I think we need to discuss the pros and the cons of bringing kids back to school in September," Fauci told CNN."I hesitate to make

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CDC official guidance released: School reopening should

(5 days ago) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released new guidelines for how schools should reopen, recommending strategies to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 including universal mask-wearing and social distancing, and noting that school reopening should not be conditional on having teachers and faculty vaccinated. The CDC also calls fo

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Condoleezza Rice argues eloquently against critical race

(9 days ago) Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice eloquently argued on "The View" against critical race theory being taught in public schools and her critics lashed out on social media over it. Rice made the comments as a guest on the show Wednesday while discussing the role of parents in the curriculum being taught in public schools. "I come out of

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Florida school tied mask Down syndrome girl's head for

(1 days ago) 20 hours ago · Florida educators forced a young girl with Down syndrome to wear a mask by tying it to her head despite it putting the non-verbal child in possible danger, a furious father claims.Sofia Steele — a 7-year-old girl from Indian Harbour Beach, Florida — allegedly stepped off the school bus on Oct. 7 with a face mask on. Jeffery Steele, the 7-year-old's

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Canadian school health policy counts all sick students and

(5 days ago) A public health official in Canada recently announced a head-scratching new policy relating to schools and the COVID-19 pandemic that is sure to spark controversy among the public.What are the details?While speaking to reporters last week, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Deena Hinshaw indicated that moving forward, all individuals who are a

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New York Democrat Chuck Schumer admits schools have to

(7 days ago) Most schools across the country closed in the second half of March or early April in the spring. The American Federation of Teachers, one of the largest teachers unions in the U.S., authorized local chapters to go on strike if schools reopen with plans not approved by the union. The AFT has approximately 1.7 million members.

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Longtime teachers union leader wants Iowa school districts

(7 days ago) After the CDC indicated Tuesday that it was revising its mask recommendations to say that even vaccinated people should wear masks indoors and to urge all people in K-12 schools — students, teachers, and staff alike — to wear masks, the Des Moines Register posted an op-ed from Bruce Lear, a former teacher and 27-year regional director for

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Socialism is Alive and Well in Your Child's Public

(5 days ago) One of the association’s specialists, Paul Haubner, once stated that, “The schools cannot allow parents to influence the kind of values-education their children receive in school; that is what is wrong with those who say there is a universal system of values. Our goals are incompatible with theirs.

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Texas judge grants temporary restraining order against Gov

(5 days ago) A Texas judge on Tuesday granted a temporary restraining order against Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's ban on mask mandates in schools. According to a report from KSAT-TV, Bexar County Civil District Court Judge Toni Arteaga approved the order following a Tuesday hearing to allow San Antonio to require masks in schools.. The report added that San Antonio's seven-day average of …

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Terry McAuliffe abruptly ends, storms out of interview

(5 days ago) Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who is running for Virginia governor, abruptly ended and stormed out of a recent interview after being grilled by a reporter over a host of issues related to schools, COVID-19, and public safety.What happened?WJLA-TV reporter Nick Minock recently conducted interviews with McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin. Both candi

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