A petition filled with fake information and lies is being circulated calling for the TE School District to stop teaching “Critical Race Theory”. We strongly oppose this negative and divisive petition and ask all local Democrats within the TE School District to instead sign the very positive and honest petition below in the grey box, which was created by United T/E Parents and Community, a group of parents, and local community and religious leaders.
PLEASE SIGN THIS POSITIVE PETITION
We, parents & community members of Tredyffrin-Easttown, have recently been made aware of a petition asking that “Critical Race Theory” not be taught in TESD schools.
- Critical Race Theory, a teaching philosophy for educators, is not taught in TESD schools.
- We do, however, strongly support the district’s ongoing racial equity commitment.
- We support teaching accurate, comprehensive history and current events.
- We reject the divisive right-wing rhetoric seeking to influence curriculum in our district. Such rhetoric can only have a negative impact in our schools and community.
We support a curriculum that fosters respect for students of all backgrounds, is guided by equity, transparency, and integrity, and creates a positive learning environment for all students.
— United Parents & Community Members of Tredyffrin & Easttown
Learn More About Critical Race Theory
Is Critical Race Theory Taking Over Your School Board? A National Conservative Organization Could Be Why – NBC News, June 15, 2021
What Is Critical Race Theory, and Why Is It Under Attack? – Education Week, May 18, 2021
Conservatives Are Hellbent On Attacking Critical Race Theory. They’re Whitewashing Structural Racism – Mother Jones, June 12, 2021
What Do Conservatives Fear About Critical Race Theory? – The New Yorker, June 10, 2021
Guest Blog: Where Does the Bizarre Hysteria About ‘Critical Race Theory’ Come From? Follow the Money! – Inside HigherEd, June 3, 2021
EXPLAINED: The Truth About Critical Race Theory and How It Shows Up in Your Child’s Classroom – Education Post, May 5, 2021
The Bans on Critical Race Theory Are the Latest Attempt to Legislate Ignorance – The Education Trust, June 1, 2021