Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts was on Thursday’s Mornings on the Mall program, to discuss the myriad issues now plaguing Fairfax County Public Schools. “When the school board makes national headlines for the disaster they put in front of us, it’s just really disheartening,” Knotts lamented.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos slammed Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) on Tuesday. “A choice of two days per week in the classroom is not a choice at all,” DeVos said in a call with the nation’s governors.
The secretary reiterated her message on Tucker Carlson’s national television program. “They had an absolute disaster this spring,” DeVos said of FCPS. “And now this fall they’re suggesting that as a way to start school again, you can choose zero days a week for your child to be in school, or two days a week. That’s not a choice — that’s a pretense of a choice.”
Virginia’s 8th, 10th, and 11th Congressional Districts have now concluded their nominating conventions — these were the first of many steps needed to give Virginians a voice and restore common sense to our Commonwealth.
Your friends and neighbors registered to serve as delegates – and even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, they came out to cast their ballots and participate in our great democracy. Delegates had important decisions before them, and evaluated the candidates with care and thoughtfulness
With our nation mired in violence, the official Twitter account of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee heralded rioting as “an integral part of this country’s march towards progress,” in a now-deleted May 30 tweet.
Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts slammed the “reckless” tweet in a June 1 interview on WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall radio program.
Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts is hailing Republican Sang Yi’s decisive election to another term on the Fairfax City Council.
“Congratulations to Sang Yi on a stunning victory,” Knotts said Tuesday night. “More votes were cast for Republican Sang Yi than for any other candidate on the ballot in the City of Fairfax.”
Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts was on Friday’s Mornings on the Mall program, discussing the urgent need to begin restarting our region’s economy. “People are hurting right now,” Mr. Knotts said, noting that unemployment claims have soared in the wake of corovavirus-related shutdown orders…
Democrat Northern Virginia officials sent a letter to Governor Ralph Northam on Sunday, urging him not to ease restrictions on their own constituents’ economic and personal freedoms.
The letter – signed by “Mayors and Chairs of the Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William, and the City of Alexandria” – does not reflect the views of all Northern Virginians, who are now suffering financially and otherwise as the result of Governor Northam’s March 30 “stay at home” order…
Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts was on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show Monday afternoon, to discuss how (and why) Fairfax County Public Schools are bungling distance learning.
In contrast to many school districts and most private schools in the area, Fairfax County Public Schools closed for a month, during which no effort was made to educate children remotely