School Board Candidates Vow to Put Families First

School board candidate Laura Drain hosted a “meet and greet” at Reston’s Glory Days Grill on Saturday. Dozens of voters filled a private room to hear Drain’s views on a wide array of school-related issues.

Drain, a Republican, is running for the Hunter Mill district seat on the Fairfax County Board of Education. Hunter Mill includes most of Reston, much of Vienna, and parts of Herndon.

Like many Fairfax parents, Drain — herself a mother of two — has grave concerns about the county’s new Family Life Education (FLE) curriculum. If elected, Drain would fight to reform FLE, and empower parents with more control over what children are taught in county schools.

Drain was joined on Saturday by two fellow candidates: Andrea Bayer, who is running for the Providence district seat; and Vinson Palathingal, who is running for one of Fairfax County’s three at-large seats. Bayer and Palathingal, both Republicans, echoed Drain’s stated concerns about FLE.

To learn more about Fairfax County’s very controversial FLE curriculum, click here to download the 2018 Information Package, a publication of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County.

Photo credit: Laura Drain for School Board

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