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

Lowell teacher accused of assaulting a cop during Boston’s Straight Pride Parade

"I'm am so sick of the shenanigans going on in our school district. In August our school committee voted to declare racism a public health crisis instead of coming up with a safe plan to OPEN up schools!"

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District-level Materials

Cambridge School District

Cambridge Educators of Color Coalition Newsletter Vol. 15

The CECC is the "Educators of Color" branch of the Cambridge Teachers Union (CEA). In their newsletters, they talk about how, for example, "This school year has been an extremely difficult one for educators and students of color across the country and in Cambridge specifically. Our district has wrestled with the ways that white supremacy and racism shape our system from the composition and actions of the School Committee, to …

Lowell School District

Lowell teacher accused of assaulting a cop during Boston’s Straight Pride Parade

"I'm am so sick of the shenanigans going on in our school district. In August our school committee voted to declare racism a public health crisis instead of coming up with a safe plan to OPEN up schools!"

Dedham School District

One of America's oldest school districts denounces 'deplorable' police actions halfway across country

We have watched with horror, despair, and outrage as recent events in Georgia and Minneapolis have once again revealed injustices against people of color across our nation. The killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, and Breonna Taylor in Louisville remind us again of the pervasive disparities that persist in the treatment and experiences of citizens in this country based upon the color of one’s skin. These …

Wellesley School District

Superintendent emails parents to confess his white privilege

Dear Members of the Wellesley Public Schools Community: In a spring that has been defined by COVID-19, it might be easy to overlook the recent events highlighting the deep racial divides that still exist in this country. The video footage of Ahmaud Arbery being attacked while simply jogging down the street and George Floyd pleading for his life are far from isolated incidents and are, in fact, emblematic of realities …

Cambridge School District

Cambridge Faults Its 'White, Middle Class Norms That Do Not Support Equity'

According to Cambridge Public Schools: "Racism and bias (both interpersonal and internalized) exist and persist throughout CPS." "Many structures and practices are based on white, middle-class norms that do not support equity." "White and privileged families have inequitable amounts of power, access, and influence at the district, school, and classroom levels. These families’ advocacy often focuses on their own individual children, rather than on collective needs of the community." "White …

Wellesley School District

Culturally responsive pre-K

Dear WPS Parents, Guardians & Community, As our community opens another school year, we would be remiss if we did not mark the moment we are in as a nation. Education takes place within a sociopolitical context that is inescapable to our work with young people. As our students return, we remain in a global pandemic; we continue to experience the realities of the stain of racism on our nation. …

Wellesley School District

Encouraging middle school students to report conscious and unconscious bias

Dear WPS Students, Welcome back to another school year! We have missed all of you. We are so glad to have you back. These last six months have been challenging in many ways. We have all had to adjust to new expectations - from wearing masks daily to protect ourselves and others, to limited outings with those we love dearly. This summer, in addition to the pandemic, we witnessed the …

Lexington School District

Equity at Lexington Public Schools

This portion of our district website provides information and resources from the office of Equity & Student Supports, which works to ensure learning opportunities and systems that are fair and just for all students, staff, and families.