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

Iowa

Iowa banned CRT. Schools pushed it anyway

Last year the Iowa legislature passed a law (Bill 802) making it illegal to incorporate divisive concepts (e.g., CRT) into K-12 education. Accuracy in Media conducted an undercover sting operation and captured several Iowa school administrators boasting about how they are breaking the law. See attached story and video. https://www.aim.org/activism-category/aim-investigates-crt-caught-on-tape-in-a-third-state/

Iowa

Iowa House passes bill banning diversity training that calls US systemically racist or sexist

The Iowa House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that would ban diversity training that includes the idea that Iowa and the United States "are fundamentally or systemically racist or sexist." The bill, House File 802, provides requirements for any diversity training carried out at Iowa public schools, within the state government and at state universities. It prohibits a total of 10 "divisive concepts" to be taught, including "that …

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District-level Materials

Ames Community School District

Equity in Iowa

https://www.ames.k12.ia.us/district/departments/student-services/ "Commitment to Equity Ames CSD is committed to a school system that supports educational excellence regardless of ethnicity, race, color, national origin, age, different abilities, religion, marital or parental status, political affiliations or beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Equitable academic programs and services that respond to the needs of a diverse student population and prepare all students for an ever changing global community are important. …

Ames Community School District

BLM Week

Granted this was from the 2020-2021 school year, it is still very much in the forethought of the administration in Ames. They are working to change language in order to not be so blatant with their woke agenda.

Ankeny Community School District

Iowa Tackles '"The Weaponization of Whiteness in Schools"

Both the certified and classified staff at Southview Middle School received this email from our representative of the district's newly created Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Team. The email comes with a suggestion to visit the website for videos, lesson plans, and other activities to develop a culturally inclusive classroom. One of the articles included in this email is titled "The Weaponization of Whiteness in Schools." Another article refers to …