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

Minnesota

Ethnicity, gender, climate: How MN is changing the way it teaches social studies

"They claim LGBT civil rights history has never been focused on and that is a remarkable lie. I barely paid attention in school and dropped out, and I can recall LGBT issues and history being prominent and popular in school about 7-12 years ago. Ethnic history and highly feminist history were also standard. Not only is this committee inserting more of these dishonest manipulative stories into schools, they're pretending the …

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District-level Materials

St. Paul Public School District

Kamala Harris and the Obamas storytime

"Third graders are watching videos by Kamala Harris and the Obamas. My concern is not who the speakers are but with the hypocrisy of it all. The school would NEVER (and has never) feature a conservative in their assignments the way they do all these left wing celebrities."

White Bear Lake School District

Sixth grade health class

"In my 11 year old daughter’s 6th grade health class at Central Middle school they were given a handout they worked through with the teacher who provided the answers in the discussion. As you can see from the handout they make the false claim that gender is socially constructed and the even more ludicrous claim that children going through puberty are developing physical characteristics of anyone who identifies with the …

Rochester Public School District

Rochester Goes All-in On Equity and Anti-Racism

"One of Rochester Public Schools’ (RPS) core beliefs is that equity is a lens through which all decisions should be made. On July 21, 2020, Superintendent Munoz updated the board with a three-year equity plan, accounting for the $169,000 enhancement in year one. The equity plan was developed with feedback from a variety of stakeholders: Equity Specialists American Indian Liaison Employees of Color Resource Group (EoCRG) Bilinguals Other employees of …

Brooklyn Center School District

Brooklyn Center superintendent tells staff riots 'justified'

On May 27, 2020 after the George Floyd riots started in Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center ISD286 Superintendent Carly Baker, of a neighboring school district, sent a video to staff. "There are protests and riots, unrest, that is fueled by a rage that we can understand. It is justified. Our students and families are struggling. Some of them are inconsolable... Some of you feel like you're at your breaking point. I'm so …

Edina Public School District

Edina disbands honors program, makes English a movie-watching seminar on 'Colonization'

'What’s going to be different in this class from the English classes I’m used to? '