Students Walk Out of Loudoun Schools Over Sex Assault Concerns

“Loudoun County protects rapists,” a group of students chanted outside Broad Run High Loudoun County high school students left their classrooms Tuesday morning over concerns about sexual assaults and the school district’s handling of two reported attacks.  Students walked out of Broad Run High School, Riverside High School and Stone Bridge High School. “Loudoun CountyContinue reading “Students Walk Out of Loudoun Schools Over Sex Assault Concerns”

KKK distributes anti-LGBTQ fliers in Virginia after religious right disrupts school board

The fliers told people to pray for white Americans, oppose the “queer-loving” school board and “stop the Communists.” Police in the town of Leesburg, Virginia have recovered about 35 flyers distributed locally by a white supremacist group. Their appearance follows Tuesday’s chaotic Loudoun County school board meeting that ended early due to transphobic, religious-right protesters. The fliersContinue reading “KKK distributes anti-LGBTQ fliers in Virginia after religious right disrupts school board”

Partisan war over teaching history and racism stokes tensions in U.S. schools

The school board of Virginia’s wealthy Loudoun County had planned to hold a routine meeting to close out the school year. Instead, it was pandemonium. Many of the hundreds of parents who flooded the auditorium in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night were there to accuse the schools of teaching their kids thatContinue reading “Partisan war over teaching history and racism stokes tensions in U.S. schools”

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