John Schilling, President of the American Federation for Children, was on Thursday’s Ingraham Angle to discuss the current “debacle” in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).
“This is a school district that proved incapable of delivering online learning when the pandemic shut down schools,” Schilling noted. “It took them five weeks to even start online learning; the day that it started, the system crashed.”
Fox News host Laura Ingraham blasted Fairfax County Public Schools on her nationally televised program Thursday night.
“Just yesterday in Fairfax County, Virginia — one of the most affluent and populous suburbs of Washington, DC — the Democrat-controlled school district made the shocking announcement that it’s not going to be fully reopening in the fall,” Ingraham told viewers.
Fairfax County Republican Priscilla DeStefano was featured this week on ChoiceMedia.tv, the nation’s “education homepage.” Ms. DeStefano, who ran last year for the Board of Education, lauded President Donald Trump’s recent comments on the moral imperative of school choice.
“A child’s ZIP code in America should never determine their future, and that’s what was happening,” President Trump said
Former school board member Elizabeth Schultz (R-Springfield) was on WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall radio program Wednesday morning, to discuss Fairfax County’s plans for the 2020-2021 academic year.
“We’re really talking about the schools not reopening,” Ms. Schultz lamented. “It’s really a disaster for students”
Cathy Ruse, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity at Family Research Council, who authored the publication, wrote: “Well-funded international pressure groups have been extraordinarily successful in pushing agenda-driven curricula that sexualizes children and promotes a ‘sexual rights’ ideology among youth. School systems are devoting significant classroom time to these programs—70 classroom hours per child in some cases—even while American public schools are failing to fulfill their core mission
When elementary and secondary schools began closing in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, most parents assumed they would reopen in a matter of weeks.
Instead, schools across the country have remained closed and will likely remain closed…
Please take a moment to contact your Members of Congress to ask for emergency aid to Catholic schools and our families in the next Covid-19 Legislation package. Our requests include: equitable access to K12 federal funds for Catholic schools, direct funding to families for tuition aid and tax breaks for K12 tuition payments.
There are currently more than 7,400 public charter schools providing individualized education and learning opportunities to more than 3 million students and their families throughout our Nation. During National Charter School Week, we recognize the contributions of public charter school leaders, teachers, students, and parents and reaffirm our commitment to further expand access to public charter schools and all high-quality education opportunities throughout our Nation…
I don’t know about you, but I feel a bit overwhelmed by all the links I’m being sent by various groups — virtual meetings, Zoom appointments, suggested websites, etc. I know that everyone wants to help, and I am appreciative of the attempt everyone is making to continue to be connected virtually to our jobs, groups, and families. However, it is a lot to keep track of. There is so much online material…