In a back-to-school rally in Fairfax County, Governor Glenn Youngkin re-energized supporters on his mission to amplify parental rights in schools.
ANNANDALE, Va. — It is not every day Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin makes an appearance in Northern Virginia. He did so by discussing a topic that helped him win his election in a county with the largest school district in the Commonwealth.
Youngkin held a back-to-school rally at a park in Annandale to embolden his supporters on his stance on education.
Although he did not announce anything specifically new, the governor reaffirmed his mission to give parents the choice in addressing their child’s needs in schools. He vows that his administration will continue to support parental rights ranging from wearing masks, questioning books deemed inappropriate and conversations surrounding gender identity.
These topics have been front and center in Fairfax County where the school district has been entrenched in criticism and controversy.
“We’re going to go to work in order to protect parents’ rights to make sure there’s transparency, to make sure parents are fully informed and that parents make these most important decisions in conjunction with their child, not a bureaucrat or politician,” Youngkin said to dozens of…