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Strong majority support a national day of remembrance for residential school victims: survey

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

A strong majority of Canadians support the idea of a national day of remembrance for victims of residential schools, a new survey suggests. The discovery of the remains of 215 children in an unmarked burial site at the Kamloops Indian Residential School has served as a wake-up call to many Canadians, a new Ipsos survey…

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Bristol school set up by Edward Colston may change its name in wake of BLM protests

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents. Colston’s School told parents that discussions on whether its name has a future would take place in June. Colston – a philanthropist and 17th century slave merchant – founded the independent school in…

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Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Guelph’s public school board has voted to remove police resource officers from its schools. Trustees with the Upper Grand District School Board made the decision in an unanimous vote and approved several recommendations during a meeting on Tuesday night. Read more: York Region District School Board pulls police officers from public schools The program first…

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Now we must shatter the tyranny of the woke mob, writes school co-founder KATHARINE BIRBALSINGH CBE 

KATHARINE BIRBALSINGH

KATHARINE BIRBALSINGH Yesterday’s landmark report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities caused a sensation. Commissioned in the wake of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests last summer, and led by a panel of distinguished experts from a range of fields, it concludes that Britain is a model of a successful multi-ethnic society: a…

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Mississippi school slammed after telling students to ‘pretend you are a slave’

Purvis Middle School in Mississippi has been blasted after setting an 'extremely tone deaf' 'slave letter writing' assignment (pictured) to one of its classes

Mississippi school sparks fury after telling eighth graders to ‘pretend you’re a slave on a plantation’ and ‘write a letter to your family back in Africa’ as part of ‘tone deaf’ assignment Eighth graders at Purvis Middle School were set task a to pretend to be slaves The pupils were set a writing task to…

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Elite girls’ boarding school Roedean rewrites it history syllabus

Elite girls' boarding school Roedean rewrites it history syllabus

A private girls’ boarding school has rewritten its history syllabus in order to challenge the ‘white western narrative’ following the Black Lives Matter movement.  Roedean School, near Brighton in East Sussex, it set to move history classes away from Britain’s ‘island story’ and instead teach students about world events in a wider context. Pupils aged 11…

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Prince Andrew students walk out of class to protest racism within Nova Scotia school system – Halifax

Click to play video '‘This hurt me’: Steve Benton on the lack of community engagement in N.S. apology for systemic racism'

Dozens of students at Dartmouth’s Prince Andrew High School walked out of class on Monday to protest racist behaviour in the halls and a lack of curriculum on Black history and culture. The “Black Minds Matter” walkout was staged two weeks after a white student distributed content on Snapchat containing explicit and racist language, including…

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Dartford Grammar School for Girls bans pupils from wearing Black Lives Matter facemasks

Pupils at Dartford Grammar School in Kent, pictured, have been told they must not wear face masks bearing the Black Lives Matter logo

Dartford Grammar School for Girls bans pupils from wearing Black Lives Matter facemasks after they hold protest against decision not to stage assembly on the movement Students of Dartford Grammar School for Girls must wear plain face coverings The rule was introduced after some students wore ‘Black Lives Matter’ masks Parent Angela Wood, whose daughter…

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Walkout set for Thursday after Calgary Catholic School District teacher uses N-word in video: BLM – Calgary

Walkout set for Thursday after Calgary Catholic School District teacher uses N-word in video: BLM - Calgary

Students have planned a school walkout on Thursday to draw attention to alleged recent racist incidents inside Calgary Catholic School District classrooms and demonstrate against systemic racism in the education system. As students stand in solidarity with peers across the city, the goal is to create a safer learning environment for all youth. Read more:…

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Returning to School & Work post Covid-19, By Jane McNeice

Return to school and work after Covid-19, By Jane McNeice

For happy industries where the business impact of Covid-19 has been minimal or has actually improved their circumstances. In this case, they may have had to hire more capacity or simply continue to support existing workers to get them back to work just cannot be on their agenda. Unfortunately for many employers this has not…

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Guelph school board taking applications for police presence in schools task force – Guelph

Guelph school board taking applications for police presence in schools task force - Guelph

Guelph’s public school board is seeking applicants for a task force on police officers in schools. Trustees with the Upper Grand District School Board voted in favour of reviewing the school resource officer program during a meeting in June. Read more: Guelph public school board reviewing police officers in schools The 13-member panel is being…

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Black Lives Matter N.B. plans to bring Black history to public school curriculum

Husoni Raymond

Black Lives Matter (BLM) Fredericton says it has a long-term goal of meaningful incorporation of Black history within the New Brunswick public school curriculum. For the first move, the provincial BLM chapter will launch an educational resource website for teachers with research funded by the University of New Brunswick. “They will be able to access…

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