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School Board to Consider Anti-Racism Resolution; Career/Life Course; Free Chromebooks for Low-Income Students; Etc.

At its next meeting (agenda: the Monrovia Board of Education will consider ...

~ A resolution denouncing racism, discrimination, and incitement of violence. It commits the district to "pursuing racial and implicit bias training" and "the well-being and safety of Black students and community members by speaking out against acts of bigotry" and that it will "advocate for the establishment of universal access to quality pre-school" and that it "affirms its commitment to the teaching of tolerance, understanding, and the appreciation of the diversity in our schools and community."

~ Create a new course called Career/Life Planning, in which "students will increase their understanding of the relationship of the individual to the economic community and develop individual career plans."

~ Approving an agreement with California Emerging Technology Fund and Frontier Communications to distribute free Chromebooks to low-income students who do not have a computing device at home.

~ Buy some computer security software from SentinelOne for $44,955.

~ Buying a laser engraver for $36,579.53.

- Brad Haugaard

1 comment:

  1. Can people be adults and decline to polish their egos with another useless act of virtue-signaling?

    Of course not. These are "educators".