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The point you make is fair, and a second, closer reading doesn't yield an inclusive/exclusive distinction. I wouldn't assume the mass test was excluded because the figures are stated almost sequentially in the first three sentences. To answer your question, I don't *actually* think that's…

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Increased testing equals increased positive result counts. It is good to have more information, but this will be used as an argument against Loudoun's readiness for phase 1 re-opening. Whether it should or shouldn't is debatable -- I think it depends on who showed up for the free tests. W…

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Just goes to show that science is almost NEVER settled. :)

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You have been lied to, as has every parent and student in Loudoun county. On the very first day the Diverse Classroom Library books were delivered, my son's English teacher delivered a stack of books to every table and said they needed to "evaluate" three of each stack to see if they woul…

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Just to clarify the statements in the article: "According to Ellis, administrators plan to review Policy 5-7 this school year, beginning with staff conversations and recommendations. She also said that LCPS has so far received appeals regarding only one book: "My Princess Boy" by Cheryl K…

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Based on this article, it sounds like the typcial LCPS cop-out response of "we should have communicated more clearly, then you would understand". What we understand is that the LCPS board doesn't care about the parents' pleas for sober judgement on an extremely divisive issue. The board i…

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This is about classroom-libraries, not school libraries, Ms. Gastanaga.  Conservatives lost the war to keep controversial works (including the sexually explicit) out of both public libraries and school libraries at least 10 years ago.  You can argue that was a dangerous attempt …

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This program should be defunded and cast aside as the horrible pro-Socialist, anti-American plot that it is. How many books were purchased here? Let's see: 82,000 students / class size of 30 = 2733 rough count of classrooms, 1/7 being English classrooms = roughly 390 English classes in Lo…