Category Archives: Social Justice

Records request reveals ‘Whiteness in Ed Spaces,” “Affinity groups” at WCPSS EdCamp Equity

A recently returned records request for materials from an “EdCamp Equity” event held at a  Wake County Public Schools middle school earlier this year reveals discussion sessions on “whiteness in Ed spaces,” “microaggressions at work,” and forming “Affinity Groups.” Continue reading

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Orange Public Schools Equity Dept. email details segregated “Affinity Spaces”

According to an email from the Orange County Public Schools Equity Dept., the district is planning to set up racially segregated safe spaces called “Affinity Spaces.” Continue reading

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Petition calls for Wake County Schools to remove Black Lives Matter website, training

A petition with over 1,260 signatures is calling on Wake County Public Schools to remove Marxist Black Lives Matter curriculum and training and to “cease providing politically biased material promoting BLM content to children and teachers.”

Specifically mentioned in the petition is the removal of a Black Lives Matter themed website created by the district’s Office of Equity Affairs that was first reported by A.P. Dillon on June 12 of this year. Continue reading

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NC State Board of Ed hold on Social Studies changes, will include Social Justice and Racial Issue

At the monthly State Board of Education meeting on July 8, the board postponed a vote on alterations to the state’s social studies standards to add more content on “hard truths” about slavery, racism in addition to current changes which will include “perspectives of racial, ethnic, gender, and identity minority groups.” Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Enrollment wanes, EdCamp Equity, Board member lie caught on camera, Green Hope fights to keep Dance

WCPSS Updates this time include Enrollment waning, EdCamp Equity highlights, a board member lie caught on camera and Green Hope fights to keep Dance classes. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Another “Equity” camp, Literacy, a brawl and other headlines

This installment of Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) updates include another “Edcamp Equity,” literacy rates, a brawl, and other headlines and news from around Wake County. Continue reading

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