Parents Defending Education is a new grassroots organization determined to fight woke indoctrination in classrooms nationwide. “We believe our children’s education should be based on scholarship and facts, and should nurture their development into the happy, resilient, free-thinking, educated citizens every democracy needs,” the organization says.
The website DefendingEd.org features a robust IndoctriNation Map, where visitors can “learn about parent organizations, incidents and FOIA’s” in their area. And Parents Defending Education wants to hear from you.
Clay Percle, who leads the Fairfax GOP’s Election Integrity Team, joined WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall radio program to discuss last weekend’s disenfranchisement of many Republican voters. With registration deadlines looming for Virginia’s GOP convention, the Department of Elections closed its online Citizens Portal for “scheduled maintenance.” In addition to GOP conventions in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties, registrations for local elections in Vienna were similarly affected.
Gubernatorial candidate Sergio de la Peña joined the Fairfax GOP’s Vinson Palathingal and Srilekha Palle, live on Facebook, for a robust and wide-ranging conversation about the issues facing Virginia this year.
A husband, father of five, and a highly decorated Army colonel, de la Peña shared his own fervent belief in our nation’s founding ideals.
The Virginia Department of Elections scheduled a critical system outage that disenfranchised Fairfax County Republican voters over the weekend, as key registration deadlines approached. While it remains unclear whether this outage was due to mismanagement or impropriety, voters deserve answers.
On Friday, April 9, at 12:30 PM, the Virginia Department of Elections posted a notice on Facebook…
Parents and families have been on a rollercoaster when it comes to K-12 education in the time of COVID-19. A new poll from Real Clear Opinion Research finds overall support for school choice is increasing as parents need more options than ever.
71% of voters back school choice. This is the highest level of support ever recorded from major AFC national polling with a sample size above 800 voters.
The media applauded Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) this week for announcing it will offer four days a week of in-person education to “some” students. Yet within hours of the announcement many schools were alerting families to the reality that the four-day option will be unavailable to most in-person students.
A national coalition of Asian American organizations is calling on the Biden Administration to take “concrete action” to stem anti-Asian racism and violence. “Though President Joe Biden has repeatedly condemned anti-Asian hate and has proposed measures to address the problem, thus far his administration has failed to fully identify and properly address crucial issues of longstanding violence and racism against Asian Americans,” the coalition lamented in a statement issued last week.
Gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin joined the Fairfax GOP’s Vinson Palathingal and Srilekha Palle for a robust discussion of the issues facing Virginia. Youngkin shared his views on a variety of subjects, to include the coronavirus, education reform, and reviving Virginia’s economy.
Youngkin resigned from his job as CEO of the Carlyle Group to run for Governor of Virginia.
On March 9, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, which is deciding on next year’s county budget, advertised a 4.25% real estate tax hike, which would cost the average homeowner $293. This continues a two-decade trend where the supervisors have increased real estate taxes three times faster than homeowner income, which has barely kept up with inflation
On Tuesday, March 23rd, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors passed a much debated zoning modernization (zMOD) change in a 7-3 vote. The 700 page omnibus zMOD can be described as nothing less than a boondoggle
In early March, the Virginia Department of Elections (VA ELECT) announced they had successfully completed a Risk-Limiting Audit (RLA) of the Commonwealth’s November 3, 2020 presidential election results.
According to VA ELECT, the audit verified the Commonwealth’s original vote count, accurately portraying the winners of the election in Virginia for United States President and Senate.
In a special edition of our Facebook Live video series, Srilekha Palle led a conversation with fellow Republican women Patti Hidalgo Menders, Cathy Ruse, and Janet Varre. The discussion took place on March 26, during Women’s History Month.
“We have hundreds of Republican women leaders in Northern Virginia that are extremely accomplished in their own ways and leading the party with principle and integrity for decades,” Palle said.