Seattle Schools Lead Controversial Push to ‘Rehumanize’ Math with leftists indoctrination

The Seattle school district is planning to infuse all K-12 math classes with ethnic-studies questions that encourage students to explore how math has been “appropriated” by Western culture and used in systems of power and oppression, a controversial move that puts the district at the forefront of a movement to “rehumanize” math.

The district’s proposed framework outlines strands of discussion that teachers should incorporate into their classes. One leads students into exploring math’s roots “in the ancient histories of people and empires of color.” Another asks how math and science have been used to oppress and marginalize people of color, and who holds power in a math classroom.

Another theme focuses on resistance and liberation, encouraging students to recognize the mathematical practices and contributions of their own communities, and looking at how math has been used to free people from oppression.

Seattle’s proposals land as schools all over the country are discussing the role ethnic studies should play in their curricula. In most places, if schools offer ethnic studies at all, it’s usually in a stand-alone course in high school. But increasingly, schools and districts are starting to sprinkle ethnic studies across the K-12 spectrum. Seattle is taking a highly unusual approach by weaving the field’s multicultural and political questions not just through all grade levels, but into all subjects.

Seattle’s four-page framework is still in the proposal stage. If adopted, its ideas will be included in existing math classes as part of the district’s broader effort to infuse ethnic studies into all subjects across the K-12 spectrum. Tracy Castro-Gill, Seattle’s ethnic studies director, said her team hopes to have frameworks completed in all subjects by June for board approval.

If the frameworks are approved, teachers would be expected to incorporate those ideas and questions into the math they teach beginning next fall, Castro-Gill said. No districtwide—or mandated—math/ethnic studies curriculum is planned, but groups of teachers are working with representatives of local community organizations to write instructional units for teachers to use if they wish, she said.

“Seattle is definitely on the forefront with this,” said Robert Q. Berry III, the president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. “What they’re doing follows the line of work we hope we can move forward as we think about the history of math and who contributes to that, and also about deepening students’ connection with identity and agency.”

 

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/10/11/seattle-schools-lead-controversial-push-to-rehumanize.html?cmp=soc-edit-tw-teach

St. Michael’s College School To Face Lawsuit Over Alleged Assaults

TORONTO — A former student of an all-boys Catholic school in Toronto alleges in court documents that the bullying and sexual assault he suffered at the hands of his schoolmates left him struggling with depression and severe mental health issues.

The details of the incidents alleged to have taken place at St. Michael’s College School last fall are contained in a motion filed in Superior Court this week.

The teen alleges teachers, staff and football coaches at the prestigious private school knew about the incidents, but did nothing.

The teen and his parents, who are not named in the documents, say they plan to file a $1.65-million lawsuit against the school, three former students, the board, the Basilian Fathers who run the institution, the coaches and administration.

The allegations contained in the motion have not been proven in court and those named in the proposed lawsuit have not yet responded.

 

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/st-michaels-college-school-lawsuit_ca_5da99636e4b04c4d24eac9ec

LEVY: Elementary school teacher would ‘feel safer as a prison guard’

Most days over the past year, Brookhaven public school teacher Shawn Goldman felt like he was a prison warden.

Only at his Black Creek Dr.-Lawrence Ave.-area public school — nicknamed Millhaven by staff — the inmates have been running the asylum while teachers stood by helplessly, rendered defenseless by the Toronto District School board’s (TDSB) lax discipline policies and complete denial about what’s truly happening in the trenches.

“There’s physical assaults, verbal assaults … It’s like working in a prison that is out of control,” he said. “I’d probably feel safer as a prison guard.”

During an interview earlier this week, the courageous nine-year TDSB surplus teacher said he felt it was crucial that he step forward because he’s just plain sick of what’s happening — the almost daily chaos and screaming and the physical and verbal assaults on fellow teachers, 50% of whom took a leave of absence this past year due to the stress.

Goldman himself, suffering from the untimely death of his 19-year-old son from brain cancer, took a leave in February before things got “really bad.

 

LEVY: Elementary school teacher would ‘feel safer as a prison guard’

A Letter That A Parent Wrote To An Islamic Extremist Public School in Canada

Published on Feb 28, 2017

Islam has taken over Boyne Public School in Milton, Ontario. The white teachers and faculty there are forcing all the children in the school to adopt Islam.

This parent, Nicole McKenzie protested and the school punished her children for not becoming Muslims.

This is an interview with that brave lady who had to move her children to the Catholic School Board just to keep her children safe from Radical Muslim elementary school students.

Peter Marshall – Principal
marshallp@hdsb.ca
905-864-9641

Gary Levante – VP
levanteg@hdsb.ca
905-864-9641

Contact information for Boynes Public School, let them know how you feel about this story.

Kevin J. Johnston
Journalist & Social Commentator
http://www.FreedomReport.ca

http://www.Twitter.com/KevinTheJackal

Female teacher faces 200 sex charges against two pupils

Randi Zurenko, 33 and married, was arrested yesterday and suspended from the mixed private Catholic school.

The pupils have been identified only as “Victims 1 and 2” and their ages have not been revealed.

Zurenko is said to have hooked up in January 2013 with the first one, who graduated later the same year.

The pair went to a park where Zurenko massaged the girl’s back and undid her bra, said police.

In early 2015, Zurenko allegedly started a relationship with Victim 2, which continued until last Friday.

They are said to have had sex multiple times.

Zurenko, a mother of five including twins, took photos of some of the acts and of the pupil in various states of undress.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/723759/Female-teacher-faces-200-sex-charges-against-two-pupils

Female teacher allegedly had sex with 2 students on same day

Barbara Ellen:

do we seriously think that a female teacher sleeping
with a male pupil is on a par with a male teacher sleeping
with a girl pupil? I don’t.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2009/nov/29/barbara-ellen-madeleine-martin-comment

 

A female teacher at an all-boys school allegedly had sex with two of her students — on the same day.

Cops say much-married June Kendall — a teacher at Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy — now faces charges of criminal sexual assault.

The 29-year-old woman allegedly had sex with one of her 17-year-old students early in the day then followed it up with a raunchy recess later in the afternoon with another boy, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Kendall’s alleged liaisons with the two boys began over Snapchat, which got increasingly sexually charged. The teacher allegedly sent these students photos of herself in various stages of undress.

“Over time, (the Snapchat) messages became sexual in nature, and (Kendall) indicated to (one of the boys) that she wanted to have sex with him,” according to a court document.

But someone saw the raunchy missives and reported Kendall and she was arrested.

Kendall’s husband is reportedly standing behind her.