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Governor Youngkin Calls for Attorney General Jason Miyares to Investigate
Following recent news reports, Governor Glenn Youngkin today called for Virginia’s Attorney General Jason Miyares
to investigate allegations that information about National Merit Awards, as determined by student PSAT scores, was
withheld from students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology until after important deadlines
for college scholarships had passed.
“We need to get to the bottom of what appears to be an egregious, deliberate attempt to disadvantage high performing
students at one of the best schools in the country,” said Governor Glenn Youngkin. “Parents and students deserve
answers and Attorney General Miyares will initiate a full investigation. I believe this failure may have caused material
harm to those students and their parents, and that this failure may have violated the Virginia Human Rights Act.”
The letter to the Attorney General can be found below
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