Tag Archives: systemic racism

School board candidates against the founder of critical race theory at the polls

Mill River Union Secondary School in Clarendon. Photo MRUHS In the weeks leading up to Town Meeting Day, a wave of anti-mask mandates and anti-“critical race theory” candidates from across Vermont made bids for school board seats. But according to results released Tuesday night, many of those candidates failed to …

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Faith leaders and educators urge lawmakers to reject bills undermining Kansas schools

TOPEKA — A coalition of Kansas religious leaders and education advocates is calling on lawmakers to reject legislation being drafted to ban or restrict the teaching of the racial history of the United States. More than 50 people gathered on the first floor of the Topeka Capitol on Tuesday to …

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This law can help parents expose critical race theory in schools, conservative group says | News

A A conservative legal group is urging parents to use their rights under a little-known 1974 law that gives parents wide leeway to review the public school curriculum and opt out of routine surveys used by third-party contractors . America First Legal has described in a guide how parents can …

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Is anti-racist education racist? Experts see echoes of segregation in latest trial | Education

With the state embroiled in a controversy over systemic racism in schools, a lawsuit against Albemarle County Public Schools could turn the area into a battleground. The lawsuit takes aim at Albemarle County Schools’ plan to eliminate racism and close long-standing achievement gaps between groups of students. Five Albemarle families …

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Wisconsin Senate to Pass Critical Race Theory Ban | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin public schools would be banned from teaching students and training employees on concepts like systemic racism and implicit bias under a Republican bill the state Senate was set to send Governor Tony Evers on Tuesday. Democratic Evers will almost certainly veto the measure, which the …

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Does the CRT make white students feel bad? Try to be a black student

Patrick remembers the horror he felt as a little kid entering a suburban school district. He took the bus to school at the start of the school year with an armed law enforcement officer standing near his seat. He often fixed the firearm in the officer’s holster. Through his window, …

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Spin Control: farewell to 2021 and some of its ups and downs

The year started with such high hopes. After all, 2020 was so bad, its replacement had to be better, right? It was better in some ways but worse in others, that’s about how the years go. But looking back from the perspective of the past 51 weeks, here is Spin …

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Ted Cruz Releases E-Book Teaching ‘Defense’ Against Critical Race Theory

As Texas school districts challenge books for teaching so-called critical race theory, Sen. Ted Cruz has released a how-to guide for conservatives considering running for school boards. The book describes how to “fight” against the academic setting to be taught in K-12 education. The Republican Senator recently released his free …

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Clear Creek ISD Superintendent Eric Williams addresses critical racial theory claims

Clear Creek ISD Superintendent Eric Williams addressed a group of parents and community members who called for his resignation at Monday’s board meeting. “Our focus is not on critical race theory,” Williams reiterated after overhearing the audience at the meeting, addressing the crowd. “It’s not in our curriculum or in …

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Ron Lora: the hysteria over critical race theory is misplaced

Imagine you dreamed of a faraway country with a multicultural population, but a majority group that coexisted with a minority population. There was some overlap of interests, but the minority was generally treated unfairly. They aroused suspicion, especially in certain public spaces. They found it more difficult to get loans, …

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Counterpoint: The real flaw of CRT is that it is not revolutionary enough

Apparently, I hadn’t realized that decades ago I should have been discouraged at the thought of accomplishing anything. This is what Mitch Pearlstein suggests in “Making sense of the debates on CRT and ‘systemic racism'” (Opinion Exchange, November 13). African Americans of my generation, says Pearlstein, who believed in what …

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Johnston County adopts anti-CRT rules on breed education

Johnston County teachers could be disciplined or fired for teaching that historical American figures were not heroes, undermining the US Constitution in class, or saying racism is an integral part of American life. The Johnston County Council of Commissioners is withholding $ 7.9 million until the school board passes a …

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Critical controversy over Colleyville principal’s racial theory sparks free speech lawsuit against district

Update at 8:45 p.m. with the judge’s decision. A judge refused to issue a temporary restraining order against Grapevine-Colleyville ISD on Monday after a president of the Grapevine Republican Party precinct claimed board chairman Jorge Rodriguez and the district had violated his rights to freedom of expression. Mitchell Ryan’s lawsuit …

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James Whitfield: Grapevine Colleyville School Board proposes non-renewal of principal’s contract accused of promoting critical breed theory

James Whitfield, principal of Colleyville Heritage High School in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was put on paid administrative leave in late August, a month after a former school board candidate publicly accused him of having “extreme opinions on race” and called him get fired. Monday night’s vote is a procedural …

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John Hood | Race theory is dangerous nonsense

RALEIGH – According to the US Census Bureau, Americans of Filipino origin had a median household income of just over $ 100,000 in 2019. The median household income of White Americans that year was around 66,000. dollars. Based on these two facts, should we conclude that our society is largely …

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