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

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District-level Materials

West Hartford School District

"Gender 101" for PARENTS at Bugbee Elementary School, West Hartford, CT Webinar Hosted by New Haven Pride Center

The May 2021 Bugbee Elementary School (West Hartford, CT) Newsletter contained an ad encouraging parents and students to attend a virtual training event entitled, “Gender 101 - A virtual training for parents on gender, sexuality and how to talk to your children about it.” I have attached a copy of the ad. I participated in the event facilitated by the New Haven Pride Center (https://www.newhavenpridecenter.org/). The instructor from the New …

New Haven School District

Trans Student Gender Unicorns For Fifth Graders at Private The Foote School

6/1/21 Dear Grade 5 Families, The 5th grade team and I are excited about the puberty unit next week, and I wanted to share some more information and resources. As the Grade 5 letter described, the primary objectives of the unit are the following: Recognize the specific signs of puberty Understand physiological and emotional changes that happen during puberty Understand changes in social dynamics that may be impacted by these …

West Hartford School District

White middle schoolers need to 'check your privilege'

Shown in my sons middle school class. Parents not notified. Had to request a link to video after my son reported “another class to make white people feel bad”. Stool image and video with “white privilege is real” across top.

West Hartford School District

West Hartford assigns survey to find out if you are 'dominant' or 'non-dominant' (oppressed)

West Hartford assigns survey to find out if you are 'dominant' or 'non-dominant' (oppressed)

Guilford School District

Social Justice and Equity Pushed On Children in small-town Guilford

Culturally Responsive Teaching, Social Justice and Equity are the code words used by the current Guilford CT BOE and Superintendent to push a radical agenda to the families in a small New England town. They claim that there is institutional/systemic racism in America and the Guilford community. No escaping it. No nod to the civil rights work that has been done or is being done in our country. Therefore, our …

West Hartford School District

2nd graders reading "I am Jazz"

At the end of school last year, during the pandemic, one of the required reading assignments presented online was the book I am Jazz, which is the story of a boy transitioning to a girl. This took me completely by surprise. My 7 year old was thoroughly confused and I had no time to prepare for the questions I was asked. My decision abd right as a parent to talk …

Southington School District

Safe Spaces and 'The Role of Whiteness' In Connecticut

'Southington Public Schools is actively promoting verifiably false and racist material under the guise of "Social Justice". The documents have topics such as "the role of whiteness", "your truth", "isolate race", as well as other progressive talking points such as "safe spaces" and "equity".'

Guilford School District

Superintendent’s Goal is to “Educate Guilford on its Whiteness”

"The superintendent of GPS, Paul Freeman, has found a convenient loophole that allows Critical Race Theory into our children’s k-12 education. Even though he can escape scrutiny by claiming CRT is not in our current curriculum, he boasts that our school policy allows our teachers to use their own choices of supplemental resources. And to ensure that “his goal of the last three years to educate Guilford on its whiteness” …