Tag: Public School

Newberg, Oregon

Oregon School Employee Suspended for Showing Up to Work in Blackface To Protest State Vaccination Policies

Racial controversies continue to mount at the Newberg Public School system located in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. Last week, students in the district’s high school conducted a mock “slave auction” on social media in which they ridiculed fellow classmates and discussed how much they would or wouldn’t pay to…

Asian history

Illinois Becomes First US State To Mandate Teaching Asian American History in Public Schools

Following more than a year of biased attacks and increased discrimination against Asian American individuals, groups on the state and national level are continuing to step up and look for new ways to end the violence while increasing inclusion, representation and awareness for the AAPI community. The latest effort? Illinois…

Archived: Teacher Compares School to 'Concentration Camp'

By Julissa Catalan A high-school biology teacher might soon find himself out of a job following an anti-public-school article he wrote in which he refers to his school as a “concentration camp.” The article by Ray Fournier, titled “From Behind Enemy Lines: Public School Teacher Says, ‘Get Your Children Out!’”…