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  • Fairfax Co. school says student's allegations of cutting her dreadlocks is false [TR]

    09/30/2019 11:05:07 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 19 replies
    WTOP News [Washington DC] ^ | September 30, 2019, 1:38 PM | Abigail Constantino
    A private school in Fairfax County, Virginia, has confirmed that the allegations of a student who accused her classmates of cutting her hair and making racist insults were false. Immanuel Christian School in Springfield said in a statement that it is going to enter a “long season of healing.” The school said Monday that it is grateful to the police for their diligent work to investigate the allegations. Fairfax County police investigated the alleged assault. The family of the 12-year-old student who made the accusations said in a statement via the school that they sincerely apologize to the accused boys...
  • Virginia sixth-grader now says she falsely accused classmates of cutting her hair

    09/30/2019 10:02:42 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 52 replies
    The sixth-grade girl at a private Virginia school who accused three classmates last week of forcibly cutting her hair now says the allegations were false, according to statements from the girl’s family and the principal at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield. School officials met with the girl and her family Monday morning before releasing the statement. The 12-year-old, who is African American, said three white boy students held her down in a school playground a week ago during recess, covered her mouth, called her insulting names and used scissors to cut her hair. The grandparents of the girl, who are...
  • Karen Pence Is Working At A School That Bans LGBTQ Employees And Kids

    01/16/2019 5:49:56 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 126 replies
    Huffpost ^ | 1/16/19 | Rebecca Klein
    Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, started at a job this week teaching art at Immanuel Christian School in Northern Virginia. It’s not a school where everyone is welcome. In a “parent agreement” posted online, the school says it will refuse admission to students who participate in or condone homosexual activity. The 2018 employment application also makes candidates sign a pledge not to engage in homosexual activity or violate the “unique roles of male and female.” “Moral misconduct which violates the bona fide occupational qualifications for employees includes, but is not limited to, such behaviors as the following:...
  • DC school won't play sports at Christian school where Karen Pence teaches: 'They feel unsafe'

    01/31/2019 1:13:50 PM PST · by lowbridge · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 31, 2019 | Caleb Parke
    A progressive school in the nation's capital said its students will not be playing sports at the school where Second Lady Karen Pence teaches part-time because of safety concerns. Jessica Donovan, headmaster of Sheridan School, a K-8 institution located in northwest D.C. that has a tuition of more than $36,000 a year, sent a letter to parents saying Immanuel Christian School's policies were an "obvious challenge" given the school's "fundamental belief in diversity and inclusion." The initial plan was to make the kids go to the school during away games wearing rainbow socks or warm-up jerseys as a show of LGBTQ support. But instead, Donovan banned...
  • Fairfax Co. student says classmates cut her dreadlocks in racist attack

    09/27/2019 7:20:49 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 36 replies
    WTOP Online ^ | 9/27/2019 | John Domen
    A black sixth grader at a Fairfax County, Virginia, private school said she was attacked by white classmates who then cut her hair while taunting her with racist insults this week. Amari Allen is a student at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, and she said the incident happened during recess Monday. Allen alleges that three white classmates attacked her on the playground and pinned her down against a slide. “They put my hands behind my back, put a hand over my mouth and they tried to cut my hair,” said Allen. She said the students were calling her hair “nappy”...