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


'Rainbow Representatives' To Talk To Young Kids

See page 21 of the attached document for gender identity and sexual orientation instruction timelines Also note that there is a huge emphasis on trusted adults which sounds benign, but every school has a Rainbow Representative---an adult kids are supposed to talk to about gender identity and sex and the adult promises not to tell anyone. Regardless of intent, this teaches kids that it's normal to talk to adults about …


Maryland Teacher's Union Funding BLM, 'Lessons Or Events That Promote Racial Justice'

Educators across the state are doing A+ work on every front under the most stressful conditions—maintaining continuity of learning while helping students deal with the traumas of social isolation, the financial struggles of their families, and pervasive social and racial injustices. For these reasons and many more, we need to come together to fight for the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future. MSEA is addressing these crises in part through two grant …

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District-level Materials

Howard County Public Schools

Reading "Charlie" to PreK-5 grade students

The school system is also promoting Pride week. One of the events is reading "Calvin" to PreK-5 grade students. The book's description according to Google is "In this joyful and impactful picture book, a transgender boy prepares for the first day of school and introduces himself to his family and friends for the first time. Calvin has always been a boy, even if the world sees him as a girl. …

Howard County Public Schools

Handing out candy, free food recommended to recruit students to LGBTQ+ Clubs

Each HCPSS school has one or more staff members designated as Rainbow Representatives. Their duties include sponsoring Gender Sexual Alliance clubs during school hours or after school hours. Training materials for Rainbow Representatives link to a GLSEN document that recommends handing out candy to recruit students and states that "Free food can make your club meetings and events much more enticing." Other school districts in Maryland and other states likely …

Howard County Public Schools

Rainbow Ribbon Certification: LGBTQ+ Books, events, etc to earn BOE recognition

HCPSS School Rainbow Representatives received this training including how to certify their school as a Rainbow Ribbon School There is a clear push to indoctrinate all students, regardless of personal, family, or religious beliefs into their LBGTQ+ agenda and to do so behind parents' backs. The Howard County Board of Education will give recognition to any school that completes the process Goals: 5-10% of new books media in school libraries …

Howard County Public Schools

HCPSS Pride Group Receives $30k for Social Emotional Learning

What what does the school district mean when they say "social emotional learning"? HCPSS Pride received a $30k grant for district-wide support for Social Emotional Learning including Rainbow Representatives and SAGA/GSA sponsors What is a GSA? A Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Genders and Sexualities Alliance (GSA), Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) or Sexuality and Gender Acceptance (SAGA) is a student-run club, typically in a high school or middle school, which provides a safe …

Howard County Public Schools

CRT slide: If you don't focus on race, you are perpetuating white supremacy

A slide shown as part of an HCPSS English class unit on freedom is classic CRT (Critical Race Theory). It defines the terms "identity," "culture," "race," and "bias." A note at the bottom of the slide emphasizes that students must NOT treat others as fellow human beings but instead as representatives of their labels: "Note about colorblindness--viewing us as "the human race" and "not seeing" a person's race can actually …

Howard County Public Schools

"Race to Be Human" School-wide race-focused program at Centennial HS 2022-2023

For the 2022-2023 school year, Centennial High School is planning a school-wide race-focused emphasis, using the "Race to be Human" program. There are few details available online about this program but there is a documentary by the same name, where the filmmaker Scilla Andreen asks 50 students "When did you realize you're not white?" An online interview of the producer talks about microagressions, intersectionality and other CRT related topics. From …

Howard County Public Schools

Critical Race Theory Videos in Middle School English Class

These two videos were shown in middle school English class as a regular part of class instruction 1. Legos and the 4 I's of Oppression Oppression is the big theme of Critical Race Theory. "Ideological oppression leads to institutional oppression which leads to interpersonal oppression which leads to internalized oppression" "When women make 2/3 what men make, that is internalized oppression" "When a trans woman feels that they can never …

Howard County Public Schools

Elementary School Rainbow Representatives: Adults kids are supposed to tell secrets about gender/sex to

Starting in pre-k, the school teaches kids gender identity ideology and sexual orientation. If they are successful in getting kids to doubt their gender, the kids are supposed to talk to the school's Rainbow Representative--an adult who will affirm the student's gender identity and promises not to tell anyone, including the kid's parents. There is no way for parents to opt their students out of this. Regardless of the intent …

Howard County Public Schools

Howard Hughes Corporation: Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship

The Howard Hughes Corporation, the one that brags that their business model is to own and control counties, is offering a Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship. This is the same Corporation that employs an astounding 11 lobbyists in Howard County and does things like push for strategic busing to maximize corporation profits. I am not aware of the 1619 Project officially being part of Howard County Curriculum but with the HCC pushing …

Montgomery County Public Schools

MCPS 'Anti-Racist' Audit Asks 6th Graders If They Are 'Genderqueer'

"Our students have been crying out for support as evidenced by the creation of multiple social media pages that shared student experiences with racism within our building. We have had multiple hate/bias related incidents that have required us to send letters to the community. This has included students in our Chinese community feeling targeted as a result of the pandemic, swastikas and other graffiti representing hate in our community that …

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Key School Annapolis Hires Infamous Consultant

Email from staff read: Teachers from the Lower School Learning Department dove into the "Pollyanna Racial Literacy Curriculum" to develop a multi-week unit of study that promotes honoring both the differences and similarities by focusing on helping students develop their own identities, particularly around skin tone.

Montgomery County Public Schools

Private Woods Academy's strategic plan: "Raising Antiracist Kids"

The Woods Academy - A private, co-educational, inclusive Catholic school, preschool – grade 8 "Over the course of the next three years..will create equity across all contexts in our community" "antiracist parenting skills"

Harford County Public Schools

RACISM SURVEY - Is there a playbook being used to bring CRT into schools, starting with a racism survey?

On March 31, 2021, HCPS announced it had the results from its racism survey. HCPS said that the survey was the idea of both a current and former student member of the HCPS Board of Education (BOE). Hearing "their idea" of a survey to learn about "student perceptions of racism, implicit bias, and other forms of discrimination with HCPS" - Superintendent Sean Bulson agreed and encouraged the survey. Bulson has …

Harford County Public Schools

Harford County CRT

Harford County Public Schools has not incorporated the controversial “critical race theory” into its curriculum or professional development for staff, officials said earlier this week in response to criticism from parents and other community members. It is, however, using another program with the acronym CRT — “culturally responsive teaching” — in its efforts to address issues of racial inequity in the school system. That is something that our teachers are …

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Commitment to CRT

This letter was posted and now all curriculums are being rewritten.

Montgomery County Public Schools

BOE and MCPS Statement on Derek Chauvin's Conviction

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of George Floyd. This has been a difficult and painful year. The pain from fighting a deadly virus has been exacerbated and heightened by the all too frequent public killings of African Americans by law enforcement officers. This pain has focused our nation on the longstanding historical injustices that have plagued our nation since its founding. We have struggled to come together …

Montgomery County Public Schools

LGBTQ+ Class

MCPS is going to be offering an LBGTQ+ studies class to middle and high school students.

Calvert County Public Schools

Conservative, Rural Calvert County using 'Social Justice Standards' and 'Anti-Racism'

Whereas, the Calvert County Board of Education is outraged by the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, as well as countless other African Americans who have lost their lives as a result of racism and police brutality that persist in our country; and Whereas, all district staff, administrators, teachers, and support staff shall be trained on implicit bias, racism, and about how racism produces inequitable practices …

Montgomery County Public Schools

"Asian Hate Crimes" in Georgia

Board President and Superintendent released a statement stating that "hate crimes against Asians in the United States are on the rise."

Montgomery County Public Schools

CRT discussion at an Ashburton Elementary School

The principal at Ashburton Elementary School in Montgomery County, MD leads a CRT discussion with teachers and parents.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Systemic racism professional development

Hello Everyone, I will be taking the lead on the Equity PD on Wednesday. Prior to the PD, please read the attached article below: 3 cognitive biases perpetuating systemic racism at work | World Economic Forum In the wake of global protests against racial injustice, companies and individuals have been doing more to tackle racial inequality. But positive change can only be achieved through a focus on changing systems …

Montgomery County Public Schools

Teachers forced to Analyze "White Supremacy Characteristics" in the Classroom

MCPS teachers were given this website and asked to read and write up a reflection on this website showing the characteristics of "white supremacy culture" that show up in our schools and how we plan to combat each of these aspects of "white culture"... Here is synopsis. Below is a list of characteristics of white supremacy culture which show up in our organizations. Culture is powerful precisely because it is …

Wicomico County Public Schools

Wicomico County Public Schools Examples of Indoctrination

We have been gathering this info for the past few years. WCPS is indoctrinating students with propaganda and subversive materials to undermine family values, push race theory and political anti-racist materials, which actually foster racism.

Wicomico County Public Schools

Wicomico County Public Schools Conducts a Survey to Racially & Politically Profile Students

"WCPS has been surveying students to Politically and Racially Profile Students for recruitment into AP classes without working for it as part of an equity plan. The only criteria is color, not academic achievement."

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.