Long-running tensions in the Loudoun County Public Schools community came to a head during Tuesday’s School Board meeting after public comment descended into disorder following remarks from former Virginia State Senator Dick Black (R-13th).
The Loudoun County School Board voted unanimously to prematurely end the public comment portion of its Tuesday meeting after a capacity crowd descended into shouting and after numerous requests that attendees remain silent were not heeded.
Parents, political groups and others in Loudoun County are gearing up for what will likely be a packed meeting of the Loudoun County School Board on Tuesday — its last until August.
As was to be expected, the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic were chief among the talking points during high school graduation ceremonies in Loudoun County this week and last.
In an interview published Monday by The New York Times, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) denounced the actions and rhetoric of a Loudoun County group opposed to critical race theory.
A group of parents and supporters gathered Saturday at the Loudoun County Government Center in Leesburg to express their opposition to Critical Race Theory, something organizers say is being taught in the local school system and across the country.
Loudoun County Public Schools is appealing a circuit court judge’s decision to reinstate an elementary teacher who had been suspended after publicly stating he would not refer to transgender students by their chosen names or pronouns, according to a Friday press release.
Algonkian Supervisor Juli Briskman (D) said in a Tuesday letter to the school board that she supports Loudoun County Public Schools’ effort to implement equitable policies for students, staff members and their families.
The Loudoun County School Board on Tuesday voted to name Scott Ziegler as superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools, dropping the interim moniker from his title.
A lawsuit against Loudoun County Public Schools has been filed on behalf of Leesburg Elementary School physical education teacher Byron “Tanner” Cross after he was placed on paid administrative leave last week.
Loudoun County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Scott Ziegler on Tuesday reiterated his prior claims that the school system has not adopted critical race theory, a subject of ongoing local and national controversy.
The Loudoun County School Board will host an equity workshop on June 1, according to Loudoun County Public Schools Public Information Officer Wayde Byard.
A Leesburg Elementary School teacher has been placed on leave after telling the Loudoun County School Board he would not refer to transgender students by their chosen names or pronouns.
This year’s Loudoun County Public Schools seniors had the unique disappointment of having both their junior and senior proms canceled due to COVID-19.
Loudoun County Public Schools has initiated division-level reviews of two high school-level books after parents decried the respective texts’ inclusion of sexual and violent content.
Hidayah Martínez-Jaka, a native of Loudoun County, recently took her oath of office as president of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association.
A custodian at John W. Tolbert Jr. Elementary School was issued a public commendation Tuesday after saving a choking student on April 28.
After a multifaceted, roughly year-long review process, a slew of changes to Loudoun County Public Schools’ student search and seizure policy are set to be approved, emphasizing such issues as students’ rights and privacy, training protocols, and parent or guardian notification.
On Tuesday, the Loudoun County School Board voted to repurpose approximately $15.8 million in unspent funds from the 2020-2021 academic year to address unexpected increased costs elsewhere.
Leesburg's Avery M. Abramson, a student at Loudoun County High School, has been selected for a summer internship sponsored by NASA's Texas Space Grant Consortium.
Three electric school buses joined the Loudoun County Public Schools fleet Tuesday afternoon during a ceremony at Sterling’s Park View High School — and two more are on the way.
The future of a new draft of the Memorandum of Understanding for Loudoun County Public Schools, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Leesburg Police Department was called into question after the two law enforcement agencies submitted an alternate version last week.
Kaycee Portillo-Sorto, a senior at Sterling’s Park View High School, has been named a Bank of America Student Leader for 2021, according to a recent announcement.
The rapidly shrinking number of pollinators such as bees and butterflies is an issue of particular importance to Leesburg’s Lexi Howard, inspiring her to create an environmental education and restoration initiative called Project Pollinate.