“The Benefits and Costs of Being an Ally for Racial Justice: A Case Study of a Race Curriculum Controversy in Seattle Public Schools” is the second talk in the AUS Spring Speaker Series Justice, Education, and Action. This panel features several Seattle Public Schools...
In December of 2012, I met with one set of White parents regarding concerns about the race curriculum I had been teaching since 2002. During this meeting, the White father asserted “It’s against district policy to label students as White people,”...
Hello all! In the coming weeks, there are two opportunities to learn more about the story of the Race Curriculum Controversy, an ongoing struggle that has, among other things, hindered teachers’ ability to challenge racism and shown that–even in a...
This website is named after the high school course, Citizenship and Social Justice, that Seattle Public Schools unsuccessfully tried to extinguish stemming from the complaints of one white family opposed to study of race and racism.
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