There is a ton of buzz going on about the Barbie and the Sound of Freedom movies, and we are here for all of it. We found these interesting reads and would like to share them. The Sound of Freedom Disclaimer: we have not yet seen this movie. This post is based solely on theContinue reading “What movies have YOU seen this month?”
There was a lot said by the audience this week and we’d like to help some of our newer activists be more impactful in their school board communications.
Kids follow their parents’ leads. In the last two years there has been a noticeable increase in online bullying of parents on parents. Now we know about thirty minutes of hate. We must stop the cycle of bullying.
Yes, to many people this sounds like a ridiculous question. In 1990 when Arnold Schwarzenegger played “Kindergarten cop”, he was famously told by a five year old that “Boys have a penis, girls have a vagina”. Duh, Arnold. People who understand what a karyotype is will go a step further and say that it’s relatedContinue reading “What is biological sex? What is gender?”
We’ve been hearing a lot about free speech at school board meetings. Apparently the first amendment gives us the right to say anything we want, to whomever we want, about whomever we want, whether it’s true or not, right? Stopping anyone from saying anything at all is (gasp!) cancel culture. Yikes. God forbid we askContinue reading “I shall not tell a lie “
Our DEI office heard through various safe channels that our Muslim students wanted to hold a “Day in the Life” listening session to help our district understand what challenges they face. It was a very positive experience and we hope to have many more of these!
Last week’s meeting featured an informative presentation from Directors Justin Brown and Megan Dennis on Significant Disproportionality. What it is, what we were cited for, and how are we fixing it.
The budget-centered 3/9 Board meeting was derailed by 40 minutes of anti-DEI public comment.
A calm, productive School Board meeting was bookended with altercations requiring security involvement. Click to read the full summary.
The school district has been working on a new book policy to ensure that all new books are appropriate and beyond reproach. Here is how we can raise our voice ask to make it better.
This month’s meeting saw a new holiday added to the calendar, an updated library policy, and discussion of adding open public meetings to discuss construction options and how to add Full Day K.