Exclusive: Virginia School District Suing Youngkin Over Mask Mandate Advises Removing Non-Compliant Students Using School Security

Slides from a presentation to teachers at Fairfax County Public School in Virginia indicate that students who do not comply with the mask rules will be provided with a separate space and, if they remain non-compliant, may be removed by school security. The news comes as seven school districts in Virginia, including the FCPS, are … Read more

Maryland county shifts to virtual learning — and then opens “equity hubs” for students – HotAir

Close schools for fear of infection and then get the kids together anyway *chef’s kiss*. Thought Experiment: What if we had real teachers supervising children in these equity centers? Perhaps with a blackboard and some chalk tastefully placed in the front of the room? And what if, to pass the time, the teacher teaches things … Read more

Federal Data: GOP-Run States See Most Jobs Recovered Since Pandemic Began

By Bethany Blankley (The Center Square) Sixteen of the top 20 states reporting the most jobs recovered since COVID-related lockdowns began in March 2020 are led by Republican governors, according to an analysis of federal data. The nine states reporting the greatest percentage gains in recovered jobs are all led by Republican governors, according to … Read more

Virginia Is for Suckers | The Nation

Virginia Governor Glenn Yongkin, left, shakes hands with Attorney General Jason Millais, right, as Yongkin enters the Virginia House of Delegates, Jan. 17, 2022. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for registering for NationWeekly Bulletin. Thank you for registering. for more NationCheck … Read more

English professor fired off a vehemently anti-trans op-ed in a big news outlet. Let’s talk about it

In an op-ed for Inside Higher Education, Angie Kirk went to bat to defend anti-trans legislation that aims to keep trans women out of women’s sports. In the op-ed, published on Jan. 27, Kirk continuously uses the phrase “biological male” in reference to trans women, which is a warning bell if I’ve ever heard one. … Read more

NYC progressives not happy about Mayor Adams’ focus on crime – HotAir

Today, POLITICO has published a story titled “Eric Adams’ War on Crime Sparks Democratic Uprising.” Despite promising that the story itself will contain plenty of whining from New York City’s progressives, it actually confirms that Adams is following through on exactly what he promised during his campaign: a focus on crime. By January 14, the … Read more

Analysis: Battle Lines Drawn, Speculation Circulates Over Breyer Replacement

By Casey Harper (The Center Square) US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is expected to formally announce his retirement from the Supreme Court on Thursday. News of his impending retirement broke on Wednesday, leading to a flurry of speculation and political stances over who will replace the Democrat-appointed Justice. Biden has pledged several times during … Read more