Roundup: Fight for Schools Submits Petition to Recall Loudoun School Board Member Beth Barts; Other Virginia School Board Updates

Fight for Schools PAC announced Wednesday that they have collected 158 percent of the signatures necessary to ask a court to recall Loudoun School Board Member Beth Barts.

“For five months, Loudoun County has been at the center of local, state, national, and even international media attention. Much of this is due to the actions of Beth Barts. She has shown a complete inability to comply with the law, her own code of conduct, and the basic decency that accompanies being an elected official in the United States of America,” Fight for Schools Executive Director Ian Prior said in a press release.

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Some Virginia Parents Withhold Federal Aid Forms To Protest Virtual Learning

Parents frustrated with virtual learning have found a new way to protest schools — by not turning in forms that the districts use to apply for federal funds. Although state and local taxes support many public school costs, the federal government provides grants to schools for federally connected children, including children living on some low-rent properties and children of active duty military, living on federal property.

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