Loudoun County parents hammer school board, Justice Department as controversies cascade

Parents in Virginia’s Loudoun County are hammering the county’s school board and the Department of Justice (DOJ) Thursday as controversies cascade in the school district that’s become a national political hotbed. 

For months, parents in the school district just outside the nation’s capital have protested and pressured school administrators over critical race theory (CRT) teachings and mask mandates, including in testy school board meetings. Debate in Loudoun County and others around the country recently led to a controversial DOJ memo instructing the FBI to look into alleged threats against school board members – something many activist parents see as an attempt to label them domestic terrorists. 

Meanwhile, a Loudoun County parent is alleging that Loudoun County Public Schools’ (LCPS) transgender bathroom policy resulted in his daughter being sexually assaulted by a skirt-wearing male student in a girls’ bathroom. The father of the girl alleged to Fox News that the school board tried to cover up the alleged assault, which was first reported by The Daily Wire.

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LCPS said in a statement Wednesday that it reported the allegations to the Loudoun County Sherriff when the alleged incident happened and is not

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