#UPDATE… What I tell ya, they invite the students to speak, give them a platform, call in the media, run photo opts then say the ‘dialogue continues’, while nothing is actually done,
“The video also prompted a student walkout and calls for the district to do more to address racism.
Eight students spoke directly to the Parkway Board of Education during the public comment session of Wednesday night’s meeting. Some spoke about a climate they say is not favorable for students of color. Some of the changes they called for include social justice and racial sensitivity training for students and faculty and curriculum changes.
The district tells Fox 2/News 11 the superintendent and other district leaders have maintained open communications with students and say the dialogue continues. “
This is the blueprint of how to pretend to do deal with racism in public schools while not really dealing with racism.
Racist video prompts Parkway students to call for change
CHESTERFIELD, MO – Some Parkway students hope to bring about changes in their district following a spring break video that involved racist language. The video surfaced shortly after the district’s spring break and led to three Parkway Central High School students being disciplined. The video also …