State-wide Materials (political activism, false facts, critical race theory, etc)

California

The 12 Page "PTA in California" is dotted with political bias

The 12 Page "PTA in California" newsletter is dotted with political bias in its Winter/Spring Edition 2021. It includes many "woke" keywords throughout including equity, Black Lives Matter, Ibram X. Kendi, and white supremacy. It includes a full page devoted on capitalizing on the left's narrative of the Capitol Riots. It includes a full page on their Advocacy Agenda for Equity. The language is politically biased and troubling throughout. The …

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District-level Materials

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

Intermediate School promotes radical books on racism to parents

Miraleste Intermediate School promotes four radical books on racism on school website, including Critical Race Theory. These are found under the Parents Resources page. The page is called the Go To Reads on Race & Racism by Dr. Tyrone Howard.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

Elementary school PTA tries to turn parents into BLM 'co-conspirators'

Using monthly PTA newsletter, Elementary School PTA pushes politically biased resources on parents during Black History Month. The newsletter is promoting Black Lives Matter, a pro-Marxist activist group. It provides "Resources for Co-Conspirators” weblink to 50+ other biased websites. It features a troubling cartoon by The New Yorker. It includes a positive YouTube compilation video of accomplished black personalities. I find that ironic since most of the group represented tend …

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

Elementary School PTA pushing activist materials on parents

Using the monthly PTA newsletter, Elementary School PTA emails parents politically biased book recommendations for adults and children during George Floyd riots. It also includes links to far left activist websites.

El Segundo Unified School District

Equity "Academy" For Teachers -- And Parents

This is a lunchtime "Academy" for parents and teachers, mainly. The topic falls in the umbrella of Critical Race Theory led by guest speaker and Author of Raising Multiracial Children: Tools for Nurturing Identity in a Racialized World--Farzana Nayani.

Tamalpais Union High School District

Redwood High School English teacher has students write Ibram X. Kendi fan fiction

My child was given the attached assignment by Danielle Kestenbaum, the English Teacher. It is pure CRT.

Laguna Beach Unified School District

Educational Equity

A third party consulting group called Education Elements has been hired to rework the curriculum and create an equity strategy. They call themselves a steering committee, and they are “Partners brought in to lead trainings on unconscious bias and raise awareness for LGBTQ issues”

Chaffey Joint Union High School District

Critical Race Theory “study”

A presentation CJUSD English teachers are using to each CRT to students and the CNN report on a “study” that is being used within the presentation as evidence and support for the claims made by critical theorists. The school administration was in full support of the subject being taught and claims it is relevant and they have updated their approved core literature list to allow for the new relevant discussions.

Rialto Unified School District

School Board Proclamation June 26, 2020

The school board held an emergency meeting to make a resolution thar systemic racism exists within the district and outlined their commitment to address the issue with policy changes, trainings, curriculum, and a system to evaluate how effective teachers are at teaching the new curriculum by which students would take surveys giving their feedback.

Berkeley Unified School District

Black Lives Matter Week at School

This next week, as part of Black History Month, my kids will be celebrating "Black Lives Matter at School" week. To quote from our Superintendent: "The Resolution in Support of Black Lives Matter, passed by the Board of Education on June 10, 2020, designated a week for all Berkeley Schools to concentrate teaching and activities on the Black Lives Matter Movement. These activities fall within the anti-racist professional development work …

Sequoia Union High School District

District approves "Ethnic Studies / Critical Race and Gender Studies" as the mandatory 9th grade social studies course for all schools

The course is scheduled to begin Fall 2021. The following are excerpts from the course proposal documents attached. "The course is designed to address the needs and interests of Black, Indigenous, and students of color by providing culturally relevant pedagogy, building a brave space where students can explore identity, positionality, power structures, and activism." "Ethnic Studies courses, teaching, and learning will ... 5. challenge imperialist/colonial hegemonic beliefs and practices on …

Piedmont City Unified School District

Sex Ed Supplements

Future Events: Tuesday, February 9th, 7:30-9pm Peggy Orenstein BOYS & SEX: YOUNG MEN ON HOOKUP CULTURE, LOVE, PORN, CONSENT & BECOMING A BETTER MAN

Manhattan Beach Unified School District

Manhattan Beach Social Justice Standards

Adopted this past summer in MBUSD. They teach that a child’s identity comes from the groups they belong to and how these intersect to form who they are.

Roseville Joint Union High School District

Hispanic boy says he fabricated a personal essay because his teacher told him to write about how he's been oppressed, and he didn't have any examples

"The district board voted 5-0 to contract with NEP (at $140,000) to help root out implicit bias in teachers and curriculum. Some teachers were put through "Struggle Sessions" or "Workshops" to help them realize that they were actually racists. The California Department of Education mandated that RJUHSD close the disparity gap in suspension between minority and white students. NEP and CA Dept. of Ed believe that any disparities are the …

Goleta Union Elementary School District

Elementary school teaches about the largest Afro haircut, says Afros are a sign of 'good genes'

"My 6th grader had to do a lesson on Afros, the history of them, world's largest, and how to be culturally sensitive to people who have Afros. This lesson is ridiculous. My son has a black friend and none of this is relevant. It's inappropriate and most likely made the black students feel uncomfortable that their hair is being taught as a lesson. Can't we just go back to judging …

San Francisco Unified School District

San Francisco to rename Abraham Lincoln High School because former president did not demonstrate that 'black lives mattered to him'

A San Francisco district is planning to rename a school named after Abraham Lincoln because the former president did not demonstrate that 'black lives mattered to him'. The president, who is often held up as an American hero for abolishing slavery, is just one of 44 historical figures soon to have their names scratched off schools within the San Francisco Unified School District. Other names include George Washington, Herbert Hoover …

Santa Barbara Unified School District

Blow for lawsuit by parents who objected to Santa Barbara's Equity programs

Fair Education has dropped its final claim against the Santa Barbara Unified School District and Just Communities Central Coast that had alleged the Just Communities’ implicit bias programs are discriminatory against whites, males, and Christians — bringing the two-year long case to a close. “The district’s commitment to equity is a top priority,” Superintendent Hilda Maldonado said. "Implicit bias programs are successfully used by many corporations, organizations and other educational …

San Diego City Unified School District

Mandatory 'White Fragility' and Ibram Kendi training for San Diego teachers

San Diego Unified School District is forcing teachers to attend “white privilege” training, in which teachers are told “you are racist” and “you are upholding racist ideas, structures, and policies.” They are told they will experience “guilt, anger, apathy, [and] closed-mindedness” because of their “white fragility.” After watching clips of Robin DiAngelo and Ibram Kendi, the trainers tell the teachers: “you are racist,” “you are upholding racist ideas, structures, and …

Poway Unified School District

Poway Unified School District Racial Equity & Inclusion Plan

The Poway Unified School District Board of Education unanimously approved Resolution #116- 2020, publicly affirming the District’s commitment to fighting racism and correcting systemic inequity. The District and the Board of Education take an unwavering stand against racism and discrimination on our school campuses and in our work environments. We value the diversity that exists amongst our students, staff, families, and community members. We strive to empower student success by …

Lodi Unified School District

No one gets a 0 anymore, even if they don't do any work

"Aspire Benjamin Holt Middle School teacher explained that they are no longer allowed to give zero credit on assignments, students will receive 40% credit on assignments that are left completely blank. The only explanation he could provide was that it was, “just the direction they are moving in”. The same day, the BHM Weekly Announcements email was sent out (attached below), reminding parents to monitor progress on PowerSchool. No mention …

La Cañada Unified School District

La Canada Equity Office Admits 'Classrooms Are Political'

The largely wealthy and heavily Asian district warns parent about 'Not Raising the Next Amy Cooper'after paying consultant Christina Hale-Elliott to tell the school system it is racist.

Burbank Unified School District

School board's politicking doesn't stop with anti-racism: now taking positions on foreign affairs

The Burbank Board of Education approved an "anti-racism resolution" that defines racism as power plus privilege and says it is the product of "white default" culture. The board dismissed comments from one resident who said the move could lead to costly litigation. A teacher, Lucia Bowers, spoke in support of the statement, saying "as a first-generation American growing up in this district, I often felt the push to assimilate... to …

San Diego City Unified School District

District to stop penalizing for late work, review policy on cheating after finding racial disparities

The San Diego Unified School District is overhauling the way it grades students. Board members say the changes are part of a larger effort to combat racism. According to data presented by the district, under the old grading system, teachers fail minority students more than White students. Teachers can no longer consider non-material factors when grading. Things like turning work in on time and classroom behavior. The board will also …

San Juan Unified School District

Critical Race Theory evaluation rubric to pick curriculum

Nicole Kukral, a Program Specialist for K-12 English Language Arts and Social Science – San Juan Unified School District, created an Equity Audit Rubric to help school districts pick curriculum that adheres to Critical Race Theory. Equity consulting firm Epoch Education credits her as the author. The Epoch Education YouTube page has a video of Nicole explaining how she created the Equity Audit Rubric, based on Critical Race Theory, to …

San Francisco Unified School District

San Francisco may eliminate admissions standards at most rigorous school due to equity

San Francisco school officials dropped a bombshell proposal Friday, recommending that admissions to the academically exclusive Lowell High School be subject to random lottery for the fall, meaning all entering freshmen would have equal odds of getting in regardless of grades or test scores. Lowell generally admits students based on a score that takes into account grade-point average and test results while setting aside a limited number of spots for …

Mount Diablo Unified School District

School district president's zoom background features "woke" books

During the school board meeting the mount diablo unified school district president had his background set as a library of "woke" books, including one called "White Fragility"

Campbell Union Elementary School District

6th graders told they are part of 'subordinate' culture, taught to identify 'microagressions' like "I don't see color"

September 17th the children had to read excerpts from the book titled, "This book is anti-racist" in class. Some of the things they read included: "Anti-racism is actively working against racism. It is making a commitment to resisting unjust laws, policies and racist attitudes. Anti-racism is how we get free from centuries of living in a racialized society that keeps us separate and oppressed." "The dominant culture is the group …

Burbank Unified School District

Critical Race Theory Indoctrination/Book Banning

"More nonsense CRT from yet another school board intent on imposing their beliefs on the rest of this. Potentially banning certain classic books, including ones written by authors of color? When will it end? Many in this district do NOT agree with the direction the school board has taken." Justin Riner, English Chair at John Muir Middle School, also spoke during Public Comment to question BUSD’s procedure of removing four …

Menlo Park City Elementary School District

Menlo Park City School District's "Journey to Antiracism"

The school board passed a resolution committing to "creating anti-racist classrooms, schools, and communities." "An Antiracism Advisory Team of about 40 parents, teachers, and staff who are helping steer the conversation for MPCSD and will be working throughout the year to help identify where and how we can change our current actions, policies, and curriculum to make them more inclusive, elevate more voices, and create an environment that promotes antiracist …

Liberty Union High School District

Teacher laughs at president's illness, pushes conspiracy theories

"This is a video clip of a 9th grade teacher on Zoom talking very degrading about the president and his COVID case in an extremely biased manner, saying he will 'pretend he created a cure' and mocking him. We look to and trust our teachers to not teach like this. Children should be able to form their own opinions."

San Francisco Unified School District

3rd grade: BLM propaganda and raised Black Power Fist

My child’s third grade San Francisco public school class on the second day of Zoom school (8/19/20) had to watch a video of someone reading a book (“Milo’s Museum”) that featured an “auntie” wearing a BLM movement (Black Lives Matter) t-shirt. (No mother or father appears in the book for the main character child, just an auntie and a grandfather.) The child appears to be transgender, having a male name, …

Mount Diablo Unified School District

Clayton Valley Charter High School's Equity and Inclusion Lending Library

My child's high school (Clayton Valley Charter High School) recently made an "Equity and Inclusion Lending Library." The library has titles such as "White Fragility" and "Call Me By Your Name," which is a book about a 17-year-old boy who is on vacation with his parents and has a sexual relationship with a 25-year-old man he meets in town while on vacation. Other titles included in the library are "For …

Mount Diablo Unified School District

Schools push BLM video encouraging students to make people "uneasy"

An app called BrainPop, including this video, was placed by the Mount Diablo School District on my child's google classroom account.

Los Angeles Unified School District

Reimagining What’s Possible: Activating Literacy as a Pathway to Critical Consciousness (Course Outline, 11th grade)

This is Cleveland Humanities Magnet High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District, California. This course outline on their 11th Grade page on their website is all Woke indoctrination. Pictures of the course outline are attached.