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

New York

New York State United Teachers - Social Justice

"Racism lesson plans... how whites can be better allies"

New York

New York State Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework

"The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has come to understand that the results we seek for all our children can never be fully achieved without incorporating an equity and inclusion lens in every facet of our work."

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District-level Materials

Albany City School District

ELA & Reading Supervisor insists that we become activists, & practice interrupting students who disagree

Full e-mail, sent to all ELA & reading teachers in the district: Hello Again. I sent off my message regarding yesterday's events in haste this morning in an effort to prepare you as best as possible for kind of teaching, learning, and discourse that can and will occur when we find ourselves in a teachable moment. Now that [superintendent] has shared her message with all of us, I'd like to …

Albany City School District

ELA & Reading Supervisor claims disproportionate outcomes are due to unconscious teacher racism - if you disagree, then "reflect on that"

Her e-mail to every ELA & Reading teacher in the district, verbatim: Moving on...this is going to be a long one. I've given you a break on the long emails lately and I've had some time to think. There are no action steps in what follows other than read it and to do some thinking, so if you need to stop reading now and come back to this at a …

New York City Department Of Education

Mandatory Implicit Bias Training for All NYCDOE Employees

The New York City Department of Education is requiring all employees to undergo 'Foundational Implicit Bias Modules' and provided a glossary of "key equity terms and concepts" including: - "White Privilege," defined as "The unearned power and advantages that benefit people just by virtue of being White or being perceived as White." - "White Fragility," defined as "A range of defensive (and centering) emotions and behaviors that White people exhibit …

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District

Dobbs Ferry School District Race and Equity Implementation

The district is all in and has hired consultants to make recommendations to the curriculum. Additionally, they have provided teachers with anti-race professional learning and training and it is all outlined on the website.

Cleveland Hill Union Free School District

Indoctrination being pushed by English teacher

Sarah Krajewski teaches English 9, English 12, and Journalism at Cleveland Hill High School. Here is small list of the books being taught in her class. All American Boys – by BLM favorite author Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely Stamped – Race bating counter history by Ibram X. Kendi & Jason Reynolds The Kite Runner - The novel includes graphic descriptions of extreme cruelty and violence, including homosexual rape, murder, …

Webster Central School District

F.I.R.E Program for Grades K-12

Is a "Teaching Tolerance" program written by Shane Wiegand a fourth grade teacher from Rush Henrietta CSD. His curriculum includes teaching children the "definition" of racism and the history of racism and inequality of Rochester, NY in the past and today. He starts his teacher training with the definition of racism as: ● Individual- and group-level processes and structures that are implicated in the reproduction of racial inequality.” Systemic racism …

Skaneateles Central School District

Practicing Anti-Racism in a White Community

Dr. Sofia Villenas, an anthropology professor at Cornell who specializes in the teaching and learning of racial justice and cultural citizenship, joins Skaneateles for Social Justice founders Cecilia Marrinan and Hope Glowacki SCS '18 for a discussion on anti-racism education

West Irondequoit Central School District

Fringe Activist-shaped Anti-Racist Fourth Graders, With No Chance To Opt Out

Parents of 4th & 8th graders were just emailed about our children having to participate in a recently planned anti racist curriculum project with no option to opt out or never given a chance to voice our opinion against this kind of indoctrination. Teachers had their anti racist training last week (as proudly announced on their Facebook page today). If you google 1 of the advisory board supervisors named Ashley …

New York City Department Of Education

Teaching America is Systemically Racist and Police are Racist

"Our children's history curriculum consists of the history of slavery, and the accomplishments of black people. I think it's important that children learn the history of slavery and the accomplishments of black people. However, the history of slavery is sprinkled with statements that America is systemically racist today. The history is also slanted so that children learn that whites and Christians are the bad guys and blacks and Muslims are …

Lakeland Central School District

District Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

District Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative December 22. 2020 Lakeland Families, The Lakeland Board of Education unanimously approved their annual Board Goals on December 10, 2020. Significantly, the Board added a new goal this year focused specifically on the topic of equity. The decision to add this goal was the culmination of numerous discussions throughout the late summer and fall which involved the Board of Education as well as District …

New York City Department Of Education

Teachers at $50k private school Dalton demand hiring of 12 diversity officers, sending half of donations to public schools

Demands: The hiring of twelve (!) full time diversity officers An additional full time employee whose "entire role is to support Black students who come forward with complaints." Hiring of multiple psychologists with "specialization on the psychological issues affecting ethnic minority populations." Pay off student debt of incoming black faculty Re-route 50% of all donations to NYC public schools Elimination of AP courses if black students don't score as high …

Onteora Central School District

District pays consultant to train staff to hold Native American-style 'Circles'

"School District pays Morningside Center to train staff to lead "circles" during class time. Circles are modeled after Native American religious rituals and teachings have anti-racist, critical theory underpinning. The instructional materials on their website are factually limited ("Say her name"), and politically biased (see search results for "Trump" versus "Biden")."

New York City Department Of Education

STAR Academy in the East Village seeks to turn 4-year-olds into activists

'I consider all of teaching to be political... Even at the age of four, they can take an active role and be activists'

New York City Department Of Education

$54,000 Private School Demands Anti-Racism Pledge from Students, Parents for Admission

the Brearley School, an all-girls private school located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, asks the parents of prospective students to explain how their family's values align with the school's "commitment to creating an anti-racist and inclusive school community." The application also states that the $54,000-per-year school "requires all members, including at least one parent/guardian, to participate in required anti-racist training and ongoing reflection." The "anti-racist" requirements surfaced after …

Spencerport Central School District

Culturally responsive education

Good evening below you will find many different lakes all stemming from the Spencerport high school website. My son is in the 9th grade and I was shocked on what they are Teaching these kids! This has to stop! Hopefully the links will work! https://www.spencerportschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_432258/File/District/CRE/EC%20060920%20meeting%20saved%20chat.pdf https://www.spencerportschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_432258/File/District/CRE/CRE_PPT_for_SCD_101119_final.pptx

New York City Department Of Education

'Helping Elementary-School Children Address Unjust Systems in Their School' By Having Them Count Races Instead Of Learn Math

When I taught third grade at a public school in the East Village of New York City, I realized that even though my students were actively interested in growing identities as anti-racist global citizens, the classroom library we read from each day was lacking in racial diversity. This was an issue I knew my students could take on if I gave them the opportunity.

Canandaigua City School District

Superintendent tells children Floyd died of systemic racism

"Below is a link to the Canandaigua City School district equity and inclusion page where the Superintendent (Jamie Farr) claims George Floyd died due to systematic racism (Coroner report states Fentanyl overdose) and used the event to tell the public how we still have to do better only 12 days after George Floyds death. The links on the page only give examples of blacks being victims of racism. If it …

Spencerport Central School District

Assistant principal screams 'f**ck the police!'

Steven Lysenko, an assistant principal in the Spencerport Central School District who helps to oversee the “Ninth Grade and Academy,” dressed in all black (the typical look for Antifa anarchists) and shouted “f**k the police!”

Saratoga Springs City School District

Saratoga Springs High School 'Privilege Worksheet'

In a prepared statement Manny provided Thursday in response to questions about the activity, the district highlighted its core belief in “equity of opportunity” and said “our school district continues to champion efforts fostering and facilitating growth in becoming a culturally competent school community.”

Buffalo City School District

Teaching 'the disruption of Western nuclear family'

The lesson plans prepared by the Buffalo Public Schools’ Office of Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Initiatives, instruct teachers to discuss various “guiding principles” with students including “Black Villages,” which they describe as "the disruption of Western nuclear family dynamics and a return to the ‘collective village’ that takes care of each other.”