Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration has criticized new draft history standards for removing the “Father of Our Country” title for George Washington, a change the Department of Education says was done in error. (Political cartoon by John Cole)
From The Virginia Mercury: “Among Balow’s criticisms of the draft standards was their use of the word “succession” instead of “secession.” She also referenced the removal of the “Father of our Country” title for George Washington and “Father of the Constitution” title for James Madison, which the Department of Education has said was done in error.”
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