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Northern Virginia To Christians: We Don’t Want Your Kind Here

Will we have to leave? That’s the question I keep asking myself about my native Northern Virginia, given that those calling the shots here do not seem to like or want people like me and my family. As my friend Joy Pullmann has noted, there are many benefits to leaving the increasingly blue suburbs for flyover country: more conservative- and…

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Educrats Are Panicking As Their Extremism Alienates More Families

The optics on unconditional surrender are terrible, which is why Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon avoided fanfare when she signed Senate Bill 744, a law that suspends high school graduation requirements for reading, writing, and math. Her reasons: to combat systemic racism and boost graduation numbers for minorities. Meanwhile, in Virginia, Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), already feeling the heat…

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Why Expect ‘Reform’ From Public Schools That Adopted Critical Race Theory?

Homeschooling families like mine aren’t as rare as we were just a few pandemic-free years ago. A recent Associated Press article by David Crary reported that according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of homeschooling families more than doubled between March and September of 2020. Apparently, the vagaries of lockdown fever and the failures of “remote learning” have inspired…

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Amid Lockdowns, Their Children Brought These Mothers Joy And A New Way Of Life

How hard lockdowns have hit working moms is a favorite media topic. Just survey examples such as The New York Times’s “America’s Mothers Are in Crisis,” to NPR’s “‘This Is Too Much’: Working Moms Are Reaching The Breaking Point During The Pandemic” and “Almost A Year Into The Pandemic, Working Moms Feel ‘Forgotten,’ Journalist Says,” to the Washington Post’s “The pandemic is devastating a generation of working…

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Homeschooling Skyrocketed In 2020, As Much As 700 Percent In Some States

Between May and October 2020, homeschooling more than doubled among U.S. households with school-age children, from 5.4 percent that spring to 11.1 percent that fall, according to new Census Bureau data. Black and Hispanic Americans were the most likely to switch to homeschooling, while white and Asian Americans were the least likely. This could be due to the fact that…

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