Exeter, New Hampshire schools are all-in on the indoctrination program. Superintendent Dave Ryan is pushing race politics, but he’s not alone in advocating partisan stupid. Back in January, Exeter Cooperative Middle School Principle (CMS) Patty Wons offered some tips in the Capitol Riot’s wake.
As we welcome a new year with hope on the horizon, last Wednesday’s insurgence at the United States Capitol Building has left us shaken and disturbed by the appalling attacks we witnessed. In our classrooms, we are allowing space for our students to share their feelings and ask questions, understanding that we may have more questions than answers. We understand that some students may have strong feelings while other students may not.
Wait, it gets better.
Our teachers continue to be mindful of their role in sharing age-appropriate lessons to support students because if we ignore these historical events, then we are in danger of “normalizing” what happened.
Wait, it gets better. She quotes Dr. Martin Luther King jr.
tIn 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, and said, “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”
First, I’m willing to bet money that she and Superintendent Dr. David Ryan are of a similar mind on diversity and equity ‘education’ to advance the concepts in Critical Race Theory (CRT), which makes quoting MLK so ironic.
The entire Equity-Diversity universe is a 180-degree shift from Dr. Martin Luther King’s work. He promoted true equality, integration, and acceptance regardless of skin color.
CRT lives and dies on race-shaming, segregation, and hostility – there ain’t no love in it because it is a political program. And as I noted here, CRT would demand that MLK be shouted down for his views were he alive and preaching them today.
Second, my source on this story did not share any evidence that the more than six months of riots, arson, looting, assaults, or murder of minorities or the destruction of minority-owned businesses in liberal-run cities required similar administrative input from any CMS administrators.
If that’s not correct, please provide the evidence, and I’ll add it in a follow-up, but the source made it clear they had not received any emails or attachments of that sort.
Why does that matter?
Well, to borrow from Ms. Wons, did they allow “space for our students to share their feelings and ask questions; understanding that we may have more questions than answers” about the endless riots that wracked Liberal cities? Was there a parent letter for that? How about the violence and protests that continued on the Left coast?
Did they ignore those historical events, and if not, what was the context of that discussion?
If Ms. Wons truly believes “that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality,” then I’m sure there is some missive to verify that, and I’ll find it in my mailbox soon.
Or, more likely, I’ll receive indications of support for that violence because, as with the Capitol Riot, the odds are that this is the preferred partisan narrative, and neither truth nor objective discussion has a part to play in this political theatre.
To loosely paraphrase Orwell, “Some riots are better than others.”
So, much for that commitment to truth and love.
Wait, one more item. Ms. Wons also attached this helpful study guide for parents. Enjoy!
Note: Patricia Wons, formerly an assistant principal at Amherst Middle School and principal at Windham Middle School