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

Teachers forced to tell students of "the need for Social Activism!"

Teachers were forced to teach a "Social Advisory Lesson" about Black Lives Matters, Social Justice, Anti-Racism, COVID and POC, etc. and then discuss the topics with the students. "In our last MCPS SEL Lesson, we discussed the impact and effects of Racism. Today we will discuss our country's reaction and response and the need for Social Activism!"

9th Grade English reading "All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds

"English" class is actually race class: Student Zoom Chat below (names removed for privacy). From XXX to Everyone:2:18 PM WELL its describing the real world my mistake From XXX to Everyone:2:19 PM kinda it just shows the brother really cared about his brother From XXX to Everyone:2:20 PM People are always judged by the color of their skin From XXX to Everyone:2:22 PM they just see our skin as a …

Anti-Racism Audit

MCPS conducts a "Antiracism Audit" through the "Equity Initiatives Unit," at a cost of up to $450,000 despite budget crisis.

Teachers given a Social Justice and Activism Script

"Teachers were given a script to go along with a social justice and social activism lesson about BLM, anti-racism, protests, etc. For example: "During the time of COVID-19, the concept of social justice moved to the forefront of societal issues involving race privilege. There was a national awareness of past and present social injustices toward the African American communities. Acknowledge the structural and systemic conditions (e.g. lack of healthy food …

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District-level Materials

Montgomery County Public Schools

Teachers forced to tell students of "the need for Social Activism!"

Teachers were forced to teach a "Social Advisory Lesson" about Black Lives Matters, Social Justice, Anti-Racism, COVID and POC, etc. and then discuss the topics with the students. "In our last MCPS SEL Lesson, we discussed the impact and effects of Racism. Today we will discuss our country's reaction and response and the need for Social Activism!"

Montgomery County Public Schools

9th Grade English reading "All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds

"English" class is actually race class: Student Zoom Chat below (names removed for privacy). From XXX to Everyone:2:18 PM WELL its describing the real world my mistake From XXX to Everyone:2:19 PM kinda it just shows the brother really cared about his brother From XXX to Everyone:2:20 PM People are always judged by the color of their skin From XXX to Everyone:2:22 PM they just see our skin as a …

Montgomery County Public Schools

Anti-Racism Audit

MCPS conducts a "Antiracism Audit" through the "Equity Initiatives Unit," at a cost of up to $450,000 despite budget crisis.

Montgomery County Public Schools

Teachers given a Social Justice and Activism Script

"Teachers were given a script to go along with a social justice and social activism lesson about BLM, anti-racism, protests, etc. For example: "During the time of COVID-19, the concept of social justice moved to the forefront of societal issues involving race privilege. There was a national awareness of past and present social injustices toward the African American communities. Acknowledge the structural and systemic conditions (e.g. lack of healthy food …

Baltimore County Public Schools

Teacher denotes failing work with picture of Trump with words 'you suck'

In Schoolology, teachers assign 'badges' to work to denote its quality. This is the badge for failing work.

Howard County Public Schools

Schools want to channel kids' fears

"Racial justice: In the midst of the pandemic, racist violence in the United States made headlines across the globe... for months, people have protesting against racism and racial violence.... What are your fears right now and how can we help channel that in a positive way?" --9th grade homeroom, 10/05/2020, Howard High School:

Washington County Public Schools

Maryland school board member resigns after publicly hoping Trump dies

Jacqueline Fischer, who has served on the Washington County School Board since 2002, wrote: “Since he has tested positive for COVID19, maybe the country will get lucky and he will die.. I hope he dies from it. That would solve a lot of America’s problems.”

Montgomery County Public Schools

MBHS portal for diversity, equity and inclusion instructional resources

Blair High School names 'diversity coordinator'

Montgomery County Public Schools

School officials used vandalism incident to fuel narrative of oppression while concealing that culprit was black

Officials apparently used hate-crime incident at Churchill High School to fuel narrative of anti-minority sentiment and the need for busing at the wealthy school, while concealing that the student culprit, who was arrested, was black.

Howard County Public Schools

Howard moves to reject "white, middle-class norms"

Draft policy says an "equity lens" means "comparable academic and enrichment programs" regardless of "perceived academic ability," characterizes large part of county as "oppressed peoples," and says "systemic racism" among its own staff is responsible for academic "outcomes" of students. In public comment on related bill, 97% of comments were opposed to a busing component also included in this policy.