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

Virginia

VA Board of Ed Recommends Entire State-wide Curricula be updated with CRT

VA Board of Ed recommends that Critical Race Theory, works by DiAngelo, Kendi, and Singleton, and the 1619 Project be used to revamp the entire education curriculum for the entire state.

Virginia

"Virginia’s teachers, including black teachers, are by official state policy racists until converted into 'allies'"

Governor Northam on August 24, 2020 declared Virginia’s schools guilty of systemic (structural) racism and declared his intention to “build antiracist school communities.” If schools are racist, who's committing it? Teachers.

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District-level Materials

Isle of Wight County Public Schools

"Why" Equity superintendent video

Superintendent discussing equity in IWCS

Fairfax County Public Schools

Fairfax County Public Schools, partnering with The Leadership Academy, proposes replacing "Controversial Issues" Policy with "Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Education" Policy

From the FCPS website (link below): "...FCPS is analyzing and addressing the beliefs and policies that inform what is taught in schools. The school division is beginning the process by revising the existing Controversial Issues Policy (Policy 3280.3) and developing a new Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Education Curriculum Policy." FCPS is now conducting a survey to determine what should be in the new policy, and they promise to hold focus groups with …

Loudoun County Public Schools

Supporting an Equitable & Culturally Responsive Environment - Professional Learning 2020

Equity training for elementary, middle, and high school teachers - summer 2020.

Loudoun County Public Schools

Equity Leads Coaching Institute

More equity training for LCPS. August 11 and 14, 2020

Alexandria City Public Schools

Vice principal enlightens 2nd graders: “all races experience racism except for white people”

Vice principal of Charles Barrett elementary school explains systemic racism will be on the lesson plan for the day in their morning meeting. Right before recording he said “all races experience racism except for white people”.

Fairfax County Public Schools

Fairfax School Board Member Calls Asking About Someone's Ancestry "A Slippery Slope to Hate." Says She Feels Like "a zoo animal."

Fairfax County School Board Member Rachna Sizemore Heizer tells parents about FCPS's new resolution on anti-Asian discrimination, and why we are all just bubbling over with intrinsic hate if we ask "so where are your parents from?" ****************************** Resolution to Condemn Anti-Asian Racism Over the past year hate crimes against the Asian American and the Asian Pacific Islander (AA/API) community have increased by over 150% across the country. Women, children …

Fairfax County Public Schools

Chauvin verdict: Why would a public school system send an email giving its opinion on a political issue across the country?

News Release April 20, 2021 Message to FCPS Community Dear FCPS Community, As we process the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial, we realize many of our staff and students are experiencing a range of emotions. Our thoughts are called to many different places: where we were last year, where we are now, and the work yet to be done. We have learned to pay closer attention. Our knowledge …

Caroline County Public Schools

Equity comes to Caroline County, with an assistant superintendent as its soldier

Caroline County assistant district superintendent and the middle school principal attended and spoke at the Black Lives Matter at School conference in February. In March an equity slideshow was shown at the school board meeting where key words such as systemic racism, micro aggressions, implicit bias, and more were used.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VB Teacher Mandatory Training tells teachers to admit that they are racist

This is a video of teacher training that was mandatory for Elementary School Literacy Teachers in Virginia Beach. It tells teachers that they should admit that they are racist.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Job Preference for "Cultural Identity Master Badge"

This document seems to show that teachers who submit to certain trainings on this topic will receive preference in job promotions

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Racist Teachings in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Schools have been implementing racist teacher training and curriculum under the guise of "culturally responsive practices". They deny they are teaching Critical Race Theory, but the examples attached fit the definition of CRT.

Alexandria City Public Schools

“If you do not understand white supremacy... everything you think will only confuse you"

24 pages on Elements of White Dominant Culture

Frederick County Public Schools

Graber says he won't give 'one more dime' to school division until Deep Equity is removed

Whether Frederick County Public Schools should spend taxpayer money on Deep Equity — a professional development program from the California-based Corwin company — was a topic of debate at Wednesday night's Board of Supervisors meeting. Deep Equity is one of the resources used by the school division as part of staff training for its Equity Program, which was launched in the 2018-19 school year. The initiative aims to grow cultural …

Chesapeake City Public Schools

School district instituting new “Equity Council” to “share immediate actions”

Chesapeake, VA school district is implementing “equity resources, diversity councils” ,new curriculum based on racism, and courses for educators on “equality in the classroom.” All derived on by an “Equity Council” in response to the “Speak up” initiative, which will “gather feedback and input from the community regarding justice and equality.”

Montgomery County Public Schools

Anti-Racism Professional Development -- Social Justice Education 101 and Equity Literacy

No debate as school board decides to train their staff to be woke (from a school board meeting back on August 4th).

Prince William County Public Schools

Republican supervisors walk out when school board forces 'implicit bias' training on them

The three Republican members of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors walked out on a joint meeting with the school board, rather than watch an informational presentation on Unconscious Bias. “You are insinuating that somehow members of the Board of County Supervisors hold these implicit biases against different racial groups….The fact that we’re talking about this when we’ve got a global pandemic happening, when we have kids who are …

Fairfax County Public Schools

School teaches kids how to circumvent parents to engage in racial activism

'How would you respond in this scenario? I really wanted to participate in a local protest on the racial injustices in our country, but my parents would not let me go.'

Fairfax County Public Schools

Newsela Links Republicans to KKK

"During Civics Class, an article by Newsela, was presented to students with the purpose of explaining Free Speech and the 1st Amendment. Instead, multiple inappropriate examples were used essentially calling Republican supporters, members of the KKK."

Loudoun County Public Schools

Injunction Denied in Academies Admission Lawsuit

A Federal District Court judge has denied a bid to enjoin the Loudoun County School Board from implementing new admissions selection procedures for the Academy of Science and the Academy Engineering and Technology. A hearing on the school division’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit is scheduled for November. In August, the School Board approved admission process changes to reduce the number of applicant assessment tests from four to two, to …

Fairfax County Public Schools

4th grade Social Studies socializes students to property, capitalism vs. socialism, activism

"4th graders are asked to read assigned articles for Social Studies/Language Arts on a website called Newsela. Many of the articles assigned were taken from the Zinn Education Project (ZEP), whose purpose is to lead students to question their history textbooks. I personally don't have an issue with studying history from a critical lens. But upon a close reading of what was assigned, it was easy to see that the …

Fairfax County Public Schools

Objectivity and Individualism are taught as "white supremacy culture" in elementary school.

Online screenshot showing school faculty sharing Tema Okun and Kenneth Jones's 15 characteristics of white supremacy culture as curriculum.

Loudoun County Public Schools

NAACP issues 'Terms of Conciliation' demanding elimination of tests and grades for gifted programs

The NAACP is demanding Loudoun County Public Schools eliminate standardized testing and grades as a criteria for admission into LCPS gifted programs. The group recently posted "Terms of Conciliation" for the school system. That's in favor of "admission on a random basis" to interested students via a "lottery," so long as the end result "is reflective of the demographics of the LCPS student population." A "final grade of C or …

Fairfax County Public Schools

McLean High School social studies chair laments the pledge of allegiance

'Our state is supposedly still requiring the pledge of allegiance this year,' she/her/hers said.

Fairfax County Public Schools

Implicit Bias Indoctrination During Morning Roll Call

Fairfax says it is "implicit bias" to not pick short people for a basketball team.

Loudoun County Public Schools

Loudoun County Equity, Systematic Racism, Equity Plans, and Equity Training

The overarching documents that are being used to push critical theories into the schools.

Albemarle County Public Schools

Albemarle County says racism is whenever outcomes aren't the same

Assumes that disparity of outcome correlated to race necessarily implies systemic racism. Proposes to combat inequity by the promotion of equity, diversity, and restorative justice. Draws on https://www.racialequityalliance.org/ "Institutional racism: occurs within institutions and organizations, such as schools, that adopt and maintain policies, practices, and procedures that often unintentionally produce inequitable outcomes for people of color and advantages for white people." "Structural (or systemic) racism: encompasses the history and current …

Fairfax County Public Schools

AP US History instructs students to write essay on how they are "oppressed"

"Madison HS AP history taught the idea of "cultural appropriation" as if it were purely negative and not a controversial definition. No recognition that adopting other people's habits is how assimilation occurs and how one culture learns from another. The class is non-stop leftism from start to finish. Rather than providing a linear chronology so students can understand the historical context of events, the class jumps around by topic. The …

Fairfax County Public Schools

Bias in babies video

My 6th grader was shown this video (from CNN) this morning as part of the schoolwide “Positivity Project.”

Fairfax County Public Schools

Easy sex: English assignment is to read graphic story, then answer "Did you like it?"

Below is an assignment given to 10th grade students at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia. "Another fine example of FCPS' X-rated agenda." Directions: Read Margaret Atwood’s short story “Happy Endings.” Then respond to the questions below. Below, write your initial reactions to the story. Did you like it? If so, what particularly did you enjoy? If not, what about it did you dislike? Now revisit your favorite ending. Why …

Loudoun County Public Schools

School board proposes banning teachers from disagreeing with Equity policies, even in private, personal phone calls

A school board proposal being voted on Oct. 12 says the "First Amendment... may be outweighed" by LCPS interest in "promoting internal..and external community harmony" about "the goal to root out systemic racism." As West Nova News summarizes: "The proposed change would cover all communication by Loudoun County Schools' employees, on campus or off, by telephone, in person or on social media... LCPS employees accused falsely of 'violations' of the …

Fairfax County Public Schools

Fairfax Submits Teachers To Anti-Racism Training

Teachers "trained" with videos instructing them to work to defund the police, and excoriating "white woman's tears," while children are to read "Me and white supremacy"

Falls Church City Public Schools

Falls Church Shifts From Equality to Equity

DC area's highest-performing, wealthiest and whitest district aims to be "culturally responsive" with typo-ridden documents ("learn more about what is White Privilege, its history, and it's [sic] impact.")

Loudoun County Public Schools

Loudoun Spends $422,000 to teach white kids they're racist

Says "white supremacy culture," defining 70% of school students, includes "perfectionism," "objectivity," "fear or open conflict," and "worship of the written word."