Apparently, schools in Michigan have decided they don’t need better math programs, English programs that actually teach students to read and write, or any of the other basic aspects of education that America’s schools are sorely lacking in, as shown by our continual decline in world education rankings.
Instead, teachers and administrators there think students need…wait for it…more BLM and “equity” based programming! Because the most important thing you can teach a young pupil, apparently, is to hate his or her country.
The most egregious example of that trend is from Farmington Public Schools, a school district near Detroit, which just published its 21-day “equity challenge.” That “equity challenge” is full of reprehensibly un-American ideas.
Among them are:
- A praise of equity (day three), which explains that “Equality is giving everyone a shoe. Equity is giving everyone a shoe that fits.”
- A “land acknowledgment” to respect “indigenous people” (day two), which demands students recite this mantra: “I would like to acknowledge that this meeting is being held on the traditional lands of the Potawatomi People – People of the Place of the Fire, and pay my respect to elders both past and present.”
- A video that excoriates “whiteness” (day 7), saying “Whiteness is the preferred norm in America,” while showing a drawing of angry minorities glaring at a white woman holding a trophy. According to Just the News, that same video “depicted those who oppose transgender people going into the opposite bathroom of their biological sex as what appears to be a blob of ghosts pointing threateningly at a child who’s holding a football but thinking of being a ballerina.“
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