Monte F. Bourjaily IV

Monte F. Bourjaily IV

Monte F. Bourjaily IV is a lawyer who teaches AP U.S. Government and Law & Society at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia. The views expressed are his own.


Opinion: Public school is the place to teach the contention of democracy, not censor it

By: - October 17, 2023

This commentary originally appeared in the Virginia Mercury. Fights over public education in Virginia and other states that propose to divert resources from public schools or limit the ideas students can explore threaten democracy at its roots. I am a Fairfax County, Virginia, public school teacher and a parent. I teach courses on government, American […]