• Va. bill would require police to notify schools of educator arrest

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    The Virginia Senate unanimously passed a Fairfax County lawmaker's legislation that would require police to notify a school district if a school employee is arrested.
    State Sen. Scott Surovell, who represents eastern Fairfax County, got resounding approval from his colleagues in Richmond on his legislation to address how schools should be notified of employee arrests.
    The legislation came after police in Chesterfield County arrested Darren Thornton in November 2020 on a charge of soliciting the prostitution of a minor. However, he was able to stay a Fairfax County schools counselor at...
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