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The Republican Standard
- August 5, 2022
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The Virginia Department of Education is in the process of crafting guidelines for how sexually explicit material should be handled in classrooms and when parents should be warned. As reported by wric, the General Assembly passed a law requiring schools to adopt the state’s model policy by Jan. 1, 2023. The guidelines are considered a […]

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The Republican Standard
- April 13, 2022
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Gov. Glenn Youngkin has appointed McKenzie Snow, a long-time advocate for school choice and top aide of the former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, as Virginia’s deputy secretary of education. She will join state Secretary of Education Aimee Guidera on the governor’s Cabinet, overseeing instruction in Virginia from pre-kindergarten to higher education. Previously, she served as […]

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The Republican Standard
- March 16, 2022
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It’s indisputable at this point that the overwhelming majority of the mainstream media has a liberal bias. Starting with ex-CBS News reporter Bernie Goldberg’s seminal work “Bias,” the contemporary legacy media’s liberal proclivities are thoroughly documented. Fortunately, for conservative Americans, there’s been an explosion in alternative news and commentary outlets that offer a balance previously […]

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The Republican Standard
- March 15, 2022
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Contrary to initial reporting, the Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) wasn’t writing an open letter on behalf of 133 superintendents slamming the Youngkin administration’s interim report on banning CRT and other discriminatory policies in public school. Indeed, evidence suggests VASS didn’t inform its members before sending the ideologically-driven letter. The Daily Wire reports: VASS, […]

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The Republican Standard
- March 14, 2022
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School superintendents throughout the Commonwealth are pushing back against the Youngkin administration’s interim report on divisive concepts being taught in public schools. Indeed, the Virginia Association of School Superintendents lambasted the report, declaring in an open letter that it made “gross assumptions” about the state of education in Virginia without soliciting input from local school […]

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The Republican Standard
- March 11, 2022
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The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has finished its first 30-day report for Gov. Youngkin. The review assesses what VDOE has done in that period to rescind discriminatory and controversial policies like those associated with critical race theory. The Daily Wire reports: VDOE’s report was compiled by Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow. The document […]

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The Republican Standard
- January 15, 2022
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Glenn Youngkin hammered home his commitment to listen to Virginia’s parents on the campaign trail. Now, the governor-elect is showing he doesn’t just talk the talk. On Thursday, Youngkin announced the appointment of two conservative outsiders to the leading positions at the Virginia Department of Education: superintendent and assistant superintendent of public instruction. Bacon’s Rebellion […]

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The Republican Standard
- January 11, 2022
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As the state of Virginia continues to see a rise in misguided COVID policies and CRT lessons, more and more concerned parents are opting to keep their children homeschooled rather than sending them back to school. The Washington Examiner reports: In Virginia, the number of homeschoolers varies among the commonwealth’s counties, with more than 15% […]

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The Republican Standard
- December 15, 2021
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Virginia teachers have quietly received a new resource guide to implementing a social and emotional learning-friendly curriculum. Conservatives have long viewed social and emotional learning, also known as SEL, as a trojan horse for critical race theory (CRT). The Daily Caller reports: Sarah Bazemore, the school counseling specialist and student assistance systems coordinator at the […]

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The Republican Standard
- December 6, 2021
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Throughout Virginia and across the country teachers are confessing that schools are teaching critical race theory. Yet liberal journalists continue to abdicate their responsibility to report the truth and ignore this huge controversy. We shouldn’t be surprised, but it is disappointing nonetheless. As Bacon’s Rebellion reports: Detroit’s school superintendent, Nikolai Vitti, says critical race theory is deeply […]