What Are Your Middle Schoolers Reading in English Class?

Parents, ask your kids about articles they have had to read from Newsela https://newsela.com/. The following are examples of upcoming and past articles assigned to 8th grade English students in LCPS. Parents, now is the time to act. These articles are laced with elements of CRT (implicit biases, racism as the ordinary state of being, one race construed as inherently inferior or superior to another) as well as negative perceptions of our country and police brutality. Stand up for your kids and say “no” to this disgusting excuse for curriculum content.

From: Implicit racial bias often begins as early as
preschool, a study finds
From: Implicit racial bias often begins as early as
preschool, a study finds
From: Why stereotypes should be avoided
From: Together, You
Can Redeem the Soul
of Our Nation
From: PRO/CON: O’er the ramparts we
watched as athletes were kneeling

Parents, opt your children out! If not now, when?