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On June 6, parents of students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJ) elected a new executive board for the TJ Parent, Teacher, and Student Association (PTSA).

Four of these newly elected members — including the first black association president, Harry Jackson, Second Vice President Jun Wang, Treasurer Himanshu Verma, and Corresponding Secretary Hanning Chen — are members of the Coalition for TJ, a parents’ group that organized last year in opposition to the Fairfax County School Board’s plan to eliminate race-blind, merit-based admissions to the formerly elite public high school. They also oppose teaching critical race theory.

The Virginia education establishment decided they couldn’t abide parents opposing their ideological hobbyhorses, even if parents who elected a parent association board with an unprecedented level of racial representation. So they plan to dissolve the parents’ association and elect another. Understand, the newly elected board hasn’t even met yet.

Last week Virginia Parent-Teacher Association responded to the local chapter’s officer elections by notifying the group of its intent to revoke their charter and dissolve the chapter. It’s a tactic perfected by tyrants everywhere.

Don’t like election results? Run a new election to get the “correct” results. Or, even better, eliminate the troublesome representative body altogether. It’s no wonder Marxist-based critical race theory has found a home with these folks.

One of Virginia PTA’s stated bases for revoking the local charter is especially rich: they complain its president-elect has called for electronic votes. You read that right: the same education establishment that kept our kids home learning on Zoom all year and refused to go back to in-person teaching even after pushing teachers to the front of the vaccination line is complaining about electronic voting.

It gets better. The Virginia PTA complained “several TJ PTSA Executive Committee members appeared in a news article asserting that their personal views … represented the views and opinions of the TJHSST PTSA membership.” The horror: Elected members of the parent association board suggesting their views might represent those of their constituents! These are the people teaching our children civics?

Finally, the Virginia PTA claimed

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