Flagged Curriculum (political activism, false facts, critical race theory, etc)

Inappropriate sexual and political interrogation, and unlicensed medical advice, are being hidden from parents

Throughout 12 years of education here in District 1J we've seen a steady escalation of curriculum that surveys children about their private sexual and political thoughts and activities. Sadly, it's fairly well hidden--we had to fight for years to see it. Examples are included here. In the case of the …

A flood of Racial Equity and Social Justice in Portland

"Dive into the menus for much more detail. The entire district is built on CRT and social justice."

Superintendent says 'culturally responsive curriculum' requires teaching students to vote to 'disrupt inequities'

"This election will test our community and our country... As educators, we have another opportunity... Our values of racial equity and social justice require us to provide culturally responsive curriculum and instruction. Public education can be a powerful antidote... We must assist students in developing critical consciousness and sociopolitical awareness …

Cottonwood School (PPS) Held a Protest and March for Black Lives Matter

"The Cottonwood School of Civics and Science hosted a Black Lives Matter protest and march in the South Waterfront on Thursday, June 18, 2020. The march began at the school and moved to Elizabeth Caruthers Park, where participants from our school community were joined by other onlookers and neighborhood residents. …

Portland Public Schools to Teach Disruption of 'Systems of Oppression'

We believe in the fundamental right to human dignity and that generating an equitable world requires an educational system that intentionally disrupts—and builds leaders to disrupt—systems of oppression.

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