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Social Studies Educator / @NCSSNetwork President-Elect / @vasocialstudies BOD / Opinions are mine.
Nov 17, 2022 4 tweets 1 min read
⛓️The inital rewrite of the proposed Standards which were made public on November 11, 2022 entirely removed Martin Luther King, Jr. from the elementary curriculum. This selective erasure of one of the most prominent Black men in American history calls into question this entire revision of the proposed Standards. This was partially addressed on November 16th, 2022 with the sudden addition of the “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day” to
Nov 15, 2022 8 tweets 4 min read
The proposed Standards by @GovernorVA removes MLK, Jr. from the elementary curriculum. This selective erasure of one of the most prominent people of color in American history calls into question this entire revision of the proposed Standards. #erasure docs.google.com/document/d/1Zk… Concerned? You can send public comments for the VA Board of Education to:
megan.perez@doe.virginia.gov