Critical Race Theory is being taught in Pickerington Schools.
July 27, 2020 School Board meeting minutes:
Recommended Course Addition to 2020-2021 Junior High Course Study:
Course Description:Social Justice DevelopmentGrades 7, 8 • TrimesterStudents will explore power and privilege in diverse populations, contemporary and historical examples of oppression specificallyrelated to African American history, as well as personal prejudices and biases. This course will support students in gaining anunderstanding of African American studies from the sociopolitical perspective. Students will develop skills to be advocates and allies for social justice. This course will be taught in formats that include project-based learning, open discussion, and mentorship linking. This is designed specifically for the junior high level as students will be developing self-awareness for social change.