FIRST ON FOX: The temperature in Loudoun County, Virginia, is about to get hotter as an anti-critical race theory (CRT) organization launches $500,000 worth of ads criticizing the school board, Fox News has learned.
The ads, purchased by the Free to Learn Coalition, are set to air during the Washington Football Team’s Sunday game as well as on local broadcast networks for the next two weeks.
For over a year, Loudoun has seen an increasingly tense political atmosphere explode over so-called equity trainings that some residents see as a form of CRT indoctrination. School board member Beth Barts is set to appear in court Monday in response to a recall petition that was months in the making. Fight for Schools PAC, which is led by former Trump administration official and Loudoun resident Ian Prior, continues working to gather enough signatures to recall several other members on the board.
Sunday’s ad runs through a litany of criticisms that have been lobbed at the board in its very high-profile battle over CRT.
“Loudoun County, Virginia spent nearly half a million to develop a divisive curriculum promoted by political activists,” says a female narrator.
The narrator added that “when