Culture, Politics, States

It’s Full-On CRT War in Virginia

School districts in Northern Virginia are expressing hostility to a policy proposed by Gov. Glenn Youngkin that requires schools to address students based on their biological sex unless a parent gives written approval otherwise.

Officials in Alexandria Public Schools and Fairfax County Public Schools were among those who reacted negatively to the newly proposed policy announced by the Virginia Department of Education last week. The policy heavily emphasizes parental rights and requires a written parental request for a school to address a student by a different name and pronouns or allow the student to use bathroom and locker room facilities that do not correspond to their biological sex.

In a Monday statement, the Alexandria School Board said it was “concerned” with the proposed policies, which it said “seek to undermine” the district’s efforts to achieve “equity for all” per the district’s strategic plan. Read more…

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