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I often talk about what I learned by asking a group of Black parents what they like about #virtualSchool. 1 thing parents said was that they get a first hand seat to what their children learn and hear. Therefore, if microagressions occur, they can address immediately.
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One thing Black folks know about #BlackHistoryMonth is that some schools somewhere are going to get it wrong, really wrong. And often we don't know if it's our kid's school until they come home and tell us about the cruelty that endured at school.
Well thanks to virtual learning, parents in one 5th grade class got to experience it alongside their child.
Here's the lesson from curriculum.
Looks harmless enough. But now, let's add a little microagressions to it.
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Pre-covid, my work was on maternal mortality, and 1 way to decrease MM rates is to listen to women. What I notice in #returntoschool debates are that we are not listening to families we claim are most negatively impacted by #virtualSchool.
This article is one of the first to detail and predict that when given the choice, Black parents won't overwhelmingly send our children to school in the middle of a pandemic…
Municipality after municipality showed similar data.…
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We’ve been a little quiet the last few days because frankly, we don’t know what to say. The unmitigated #COVID19 #ONhealth #onted disaster spurred by @fordnation @celliottability @sflecce @OntarioPCParty is now sprawling in so many directions, our heads are spinning.
Shall we talk about #Ontario's case count, which at 478 today is over 5x what it was 30 days ago & the highest since May 2? Shall we talk about how the source of most of these cases is unknown, and these #’s will continue to explode w/out decisive steps based on evid & experts?
Shall we talk about the disaster of #Ontario #CovidTesting? The hours-long line-ups; the ppl being turned away; the for-a-fee💰testing for those who can pay? Shall we talk about how predictable this fall testing surge was, and how @fordnation @celliottability failed to prepare?
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Join us for Committee of the Whole beginning at 4:30 - among agenda items an update on school reopening as well as a discussion of the Director Search criteria…
Meeting begins with a timed item on the Toronto Lands Corporation - extension of terms for Citizen Directors to allow continuity of its processes
The next TLC item is really interesting about negotiating for a new elementary school on the former Christie Cookie Factory site…
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