Lawsuit Against Fairfax County Schools Is Resolved.

Freedom of Information

Background about the Case As previously reported, I filed a lawsuit against the Fairfax County School Board in May, challenging its withholding of information I had requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  See “Fairfax Schools Monitor Sues Fairfax Schools, Round 2,” May 27, 2002.   My FOIA request was for documents relating to the…

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The June 16 School Board Meeting: A Small Turning Point?

Introduction Several proposals to amend the student conduct handbook were on the agenda for the June 16 meeting of the Fairfax County School Board.  What mostly drew the attention of parents was a provision making it an offense for any student, from the 4th grade on, to maliciously “deadname” or “misgender” another student, with punishment…

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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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