Virginia’s New Attorney General Launches Probe Into Loudoun County Schools Over Sexual Assault Cover-Ups
Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares revealed on Saturday that his workplace has actually opened an examination into Loudoun County Public Schools for covering numerous claims of sexual attacks going back a number of years. The statement came hours after Miyares was sworn into workplace together with Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears.
” Loudoun County Public Schools covered a sexual attack on school premises for political gain, resulting in an extra attack of a girl,” he stated in a declaration. “Virginians have actually handled the dreadful after-effects of these scandals, without comprehending how or why they had the ability to occur. Virginians should have responses– they desire openness and responsibility.”
The brand-new chief law officer likewise revealed that his workplace would be introducing a different probe into the Virginia Parole Board for supposedly breaking the law by launching “murder[er] s, rapists, and police officer killers early on their sentences without informing the victims.”
” These examinations are not to entirely pursue or bring criminal charges versus any one star, however to discover what errors were made so that no other Parole Board or schools ever duplicates them,” he stated. “I now ask you for time and perseverance as my group starts the examinations. I am a huge follower in determining two times and cutting when, which’s what we prepare to do here.”
Miyares went on to assure openness throughout the investigative procedure, stating that he “will be launching [his] findings to the general public” when “they are all set.”
” Virginians will get the responses they have actually frantically requested for,” he included.
The query into the northern Virginia school district follows a Daily Wire examination discovered that Loudoun’s school board stopped working to “tape-record several recognized events of supposed sexual attack in schools going back numerous years, regardless of a law that needs stats about school security events to be reported to the general public and that includes arrangements holding school superintendents personally responsible for offenses.”
An evaluation of the county’s handling of 2 supposed sexual attacks occurrences from in 2015 was formally released in Nov.2021 While total, Loudoun County Public Schools is actively keeping the release of the report, pointing out “attorney-client benefit and workers info worrying recognizable people.”
Shawn Fleetwood is an intern at The Federalist and a trainee at the University of Mary Washington, where he prepares to significant in Political Science and small in Journalism. He likewise acts as a state material author for Convention of States Action. Follow him on Twitter @ShawnFleetwood