‘Woke weaning’ is coming to a school near you and parents are too scared to question it

Celia Walden, Daily Telegraph, 20 Aprim 2021

Imagine your little boy coming home from school and announcing that he is “bad” because he is white, “and that makes him racist and an oppressor”. Imagine a school where white teachers are told, as part of their strident Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) programme, that they have been guilty of “spirit-murdering” black children, a school where traditional “white” texts such as To Kill A Mockingbird and Little Women have been banned, in favour of literature with titles such as Racism, Antiracism And You, and Yaqui Delgado Wants To Kick Your A–.

Imagine a world in which “woke weaning” is the dominant educational ideology – one you, as a parent, are too scared to question.

That world was blown wide open in a US-based exposé published on Sunday – one in which, tellingly, not a single parent from any of the schools mentioned wanted to be named. “There is a growing group of parents who are desperately unhappy with how things are going,” said the mother of one child at Harvard-Westlake in Los Angeles, the £31,000-a-year school of choice for the kids of Hollywood’s elite. “But we talk in secret.”

Parents of pupils at New York’s Grace Church High School also chose to remain anonymous as they decried the institution’s 12-page Grace Inclusive Language Guide, which suggested that phrases such as “Mum and Dad” and “boys and girls” be avoided, as the school works to “do more than ban hateful language”. Because to speak out against the narrative being perpetuated at the San Diego Unified School District, for example – where, according to one whistleblower, teachers attended a training course in which they were told schools “don’t see blacks as human” – is to risk everything. … Continue reading >>>I

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