Teacher in America’s richest province says Critical Race Theory is causing fractures in the community
Monica Gill – who teaches AP Government in Loudoun County, Virginia – told Fox News this week that the school district’s push for “ inclusion ” has ironically led to further divisions in her upper-class community.
A public school teacher in America’s richest county speaks out against critical race theory, claiming it has a “harmful” effect on her students.
Told Monica Gill – who teaches AP Government in Loudoun County, Virginia Fox news This week, the school district’s push for “inclusion” has ironically led to further divisions in its upper class community.
Critical Race Theory (CRT) states that “ institutions are inherently racist and that race itself … is a socially constructed concept used by whites to advance their economic and political interests at the expense of people of color, ” said Texas. Tommy Curry, professor at A&M University.
Numerous public and private schools in the US have recently chosen to include CRT in their classes, but the decision has sparked heated discussions.
While Loudoun County public schools do not officially use CRT in their classrooms, they have pledged to strive for ‘equality’ and have begun to use many of CRT’s ‘buzzwords and concepts’.
Gill fervently pushes back, telling Fox News, ‘We’ve been told we live in a country that suffers from systemic racism and I think that whole idea has only hurt our community and our school since they started promoting equality . ‘.
She told the network that teachers were told to “ disrupt and dismantle this systemic racism. ”
‘One thing is for sure, it is disturbing because there are parents who disagree with this ideology, there are teachers who disagree with it, there are students who disagree with it – and it is harmful’ , she said. .
Gill and other CRT opponents believe that the Framework’s teaching encourages active racism against whites.
A public school in Loudoun County is shown. Loudoun County is the richest county in the US with an average household income of $ 142,299. Public schools have started there with the pursuit of ‘equality’, which divides parents
Loudoun County, which encompasses a significant portion of the Washington, DC metro area, is the richest county in the US with an average household income of $ 142,299. The province is 69 percent white, 15 percent Asian, and 7 percent black.
Like Gill, many parents in the county have started to push back against CRT.
Loudoun parent Scott Mineo has started the Website for parents against critical race theory, which tracks the use of CRT in classrooms.
According to a post on the website, a slide is available on Loudoun County Public School’s Equity Partner websites, ‘Racial Equity Tools’, detailing the characteristics of ‘White Supremacy Culture’.
Characteristics include ‘worship of the written word’, ‘paternalism’ and ‘either / or thinking’.
A slide is available on the Loudoun County Public School Equity Partner websites, ‘Racial Equity Tools’, detailing the characteristics of ‘White Supremacy Culture’
However, there are numerous teachers, parents and school administrators in the wealthy community who want to continue pushing for elements of CRT to be taught to children in the classroom.
According to Fox News, the school’s board members have been identified as members of the Facebook group ‘Antiracist Parents of Loudoun County’.
There are allegations that a member of the group planned to sedate parents in the community who opposed CRT by asking volunteers to “ gather information about them. ”
That claim has not been substantiated.
However, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s office confirmed to Fox News this week that an investigation has been underway into several allegations of harassment between opponents and supporters of CRT in the community’s public schools.
Members of the ‘anti-racist parents of Loudoun County’ have been branded ‘chardonnay Antifa’, and critics claim they promote radical leftist theories while still staying in their own wealthy neighborhood.
Meanwhile, Loudoun Public School held a stock meeting last week, where local teacher Andrea Weiskopf suggested that CRT opponents were racist.
“In recent weeks, a small group of Loudoun residents have showcased their racism to the nation,” she said.
“It is the duty of the school board to recognize such open and blatant racism against the students under your care.”
Loudoun public school held a stock rally last week, where local teacher Andrea Weiskopf suggested that opponents of CRT were racist
Weiskopf seems unashamed about her activism in the classroom.
Her Twitter photo includes a quote from black historian Lerone Bennett Jr., stating that “an educator in a system of oppression is a revolutionary or an oppressor.”
Loudoun County Public Schools maintains its commitment to “equality” despite the apparent cracks it causes among members of the community.
Last year, they said in a statement, “ In addition to ensuring a racially aware, identity-affirming and culturally responsive learning space for every student and employee, Loudoun County Public Schools is committed to reducing inequalities, increasing opportunities and participation outcomes for rigorous learning, removing barriers and interrupting the status quo for the development of stronger just practices. ‘
Weiskopf seems unashamed about her activism in the classroom. Her Twitter photo includes a quote from black historian Lerone Bennett Jr stating that ‘An educator in a system of oppression is a revolutionary or an oppressor’