Article originally appeared on amgreatness.com.
On Monday, Jason Miyares, the Attorney General of Virginia, announced that his office would conduct an investigation into all public schools in Fairfax County, over allegations that schools throughout the area have withheld merit awards from winners in the name of “equity.”
As Fox News reports, Miyares had already begun a civil rights investigation on Wednesday into Thomas Jefferson High School after parents complained that the school’s withholding of such awards negatively impacted their students’ college applications, with the awards not being announced until after most application deadlines had passed.
The school did so for the purpose of “equal outcomes for every student, without exceptions.” The school’s Director of Student Services, Brandon Kosatka, confirmed the school’s decision to a parent who confronted him on the matter, saying that the school wanted to avoid hurting the feelings of students who …
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