Montgomery County is ground zero in the education culture wars. However, the incursion by conservative activists has been so subtle that people may not see it. The battle is happening in the courts and in attempts by nationally-funded conservative groups to influence local public opinion in advance of the 2024 Board of Education elections. In 2023, three families filed suit against MCPS over a list of approved supplemental texts featuring LGBTQ+ characters.
MoCo education can’t be decided by conservative activists
October 9, 2023