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Tuesday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff August 11, 2015 at 8:15 am 3 Comments

Lake Anne

Governor Paid His Own Way — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe paid for a state-owned plane to fly him — along with Bill and Hillary Clinton — to the U2 concert in New York City last week. [NBC Washington]

New Program For Juvenile Offenders — Fairfax County Public Schools, the Fairfax County Court Services Unit and the Fairfax County Police Department are joining together in a juvenile diversion pilot project in an effort to reduce ethnic and racial disparity in the juvenile justice system. [FCPS]

SLHS Band Kudos — South Lakes rising senior Brandon Coplen has been selected for the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band for the bass line. The 125 band members are chosen by the Reston-based National Association of Music Educators. The All-American Band performs at halftime of the All-American Bowl Jan. 9 in San Antonio.

  • Alvin Sharpton

    We have already lowered the bar for college admission based on race, and now they want to lower the bar for criminal justice. How about we lower the both bars for poor whites from Appalachia due to the fact they live in poverty as well and not make it about skin color?

  • Ming the Merciless

    Fairfax County Public Schools, the Fairfax County Court Services Unit and the Fairfax County Police Department are joining together in a juvenile diversion pilot project in an effort to reduce ethnic and racial disparity in the juvenile justice system.

    Translation: we are going to ignore their misbehavior because feelbad.

  • Chuck Morningwood

    Do you think that, in order to make the numbers more in line with the population demographics, that they might start arresting more white, middle class kids for trivial infractions?

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