explores a child’s identity and has a project which most likely encourages students to become activists. We encourage people to learn as much as possible about CRT because all of the above follows the doctrine of CRT.
and offered the class to 6th graders, telling the students that this class was about student leadership and throwing parties and events. Teachers intentionally misrepresented the class to the children, who then signed up for the class believing it was about leadership.
protests and delves into the politics associated with George Floyd – all matters which are entirely inappropriate for children of this age.
These meetings are held in private, and this group is already influencing the direction of the school. They have recommended changes in hiring practices and are recommending curriculum changes that align with the tenets of CRT.
The following videos were recommended viewing for 4th graders. Ask yourself if these are appropriate for our children:
Note how this author says that racism happens ALL THE TIME.
Training and nurturing children to become activists and resist is another basic tenet of CRT. This is a classical indoctrination video – encouraging children to boycott, march, make buttons and stickers – and saying these phrases over and over again.
Shaming people based upon the color of their skin.
Who+Am+I+Reading. This teaches children about the “Dominant Culture”, the Subordinate Culture” and essentially criticizes people if they are Christian. The administration is aware this is happening and is not doing anything about it.
What is important for parents to understand is the philosophy underpinning this curriculum. In the words of this entity: At the heart of all Learning Plans are the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards. Not familiar with the Standards? Learn more here. These anchor standards promote CRT principles and (among other things) teach children to:
The REC is already pushing to add Learning For Justice to the curriculum. The School Board is on track to adopt this at an upcoming meeting. They should be told that Marxist based political entities have no place in the classroom. This decision will determine the future direction at RBUSD. If the School Board approves the integration of this entity, they are approving Critical Race Theory into RBUSD. Parents must speak out. The teaching of Marxism principles violates California Education Code. See link here.
This is a Marxist based, political organization and has no place in the classroom. Again – the teaching of Marxism principles violates California Education Code. See link here. Note the inappropriate nature of the BLM library presented to 4th graders.
Eventually their recommendations are made public. But in the meantime, parents are at a disadvantage and have minimal time to organize and push back. This is a purposeful strategy on behalf of the school and should not continue.
Redondo Beach Board Members can be found on the RBUSD website here.
One of the most effective tools we can use to get our message out is to attend school board meetings. To know when School board meetings for Redondo Beach are scheduled, check this link.
To learn about what has been discussed in the past, and what will be on the docket for future meetings, please visit this link.