Beware the Social Studies Curriculum — Part 2

Documents obtained under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act reveal a disturbing ideological bias in the social studies curricula of Fairfax County public high schools (FCPS). The first article on this subject, which is HERE, discloses that after the current School Board took office in 2020, the curricula were extensively revised to view history and government…

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Beware the Social Studies Curriculum! — Part I

As a new academic year begins, Fairfax County citizens should be aware of what our children will be taught in the public schools. Particular attention should be given to the social studies curriculum.  It is not a straightforward education about history and government.  It is agenda-driven, emphasizing a viewpoint supported by “progressives” and race-theory advocates. …

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The Ibram Kendi Videotape … Finally Revealed

Ibram X. Kendi

Introduction As reported in several prior posts on this site, the Fairfax County School Board paid Ibram X. Kendi $20,000 for a one-hour Zoom appearance in August 2020 at the kick-off session for the school year.  Fairfax County schools spent an additional $44,000 to purchase his books. Fairfax Schools Monitor wanted to see what the…

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The School Board Is Intentionally Violating Established Policy

Controversial Issues Policy

Introduction This is the 4th post in a series about the Controversial Issues Policy of the Fairfax County School Board. As outlined earlier, the Board undertook a program in 2020 to implement significant changes in its curricula.  The intent was to put “equity” at the center of everything. The Board recognized at the outset that…

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