Sarah Stinger Rocks!!!
I tell you, I wish we had more citizens who cared as much as Sarah Stinger about the sorry state of their government here in Loudoun County. As outlined in this Leesburg Today article, Stinger has filed a formal complaint with the US Department of Education against Loudoun County Public Schools for their ridiculously botched attempted deal with Sal Cangiano for his Wheatland property (see this Center For Public Integrity article for a synopsis if you aren’t familiar with the fiasco). Current School Board Chairman John Stevens makes a weird attempt to distance himself from the fiasco that he supported, then says that of course this has no merit and LCPS is 100% wonderful.
For anyone living in western Loudoun County this deal is a prime example of the blatant favoritism and insider dealing that has gotten Loudoun County in the mess it is in with growth. If you want change you need to vote out those who supported this on the School Board, including At Large member Tom Reed, Blue Ridge School Board member Priscilla Godfrey, and Catoctin School Board member Jennifer Bergel. Bob Ohneiser, Jill Turgeon, and Paul Arias need your vote and support – please spread the word to everyone you know. And as far as John Stevens goes, it looks like he is ready to go down to tenacious reformer Debbie Rose in the new Algonkian District, who is out-campaigning every School Board candidate out there. The time for real reform and accountability is here if we clean house at the School Board.