Hate In San Francisco Spreads to the Classroom
The Trump shock has taken a new twist that has not place in our classroom, San Francisco teachers are being offered a lesson plan for their students that calls “President-elect Donald Trump a racist, sexist man who became president ‘by pandering to a huge racist and sexist base.’”
What is more “the union that represents city teachers posted the plan on its website and distributed it via an email newsletter to its more than 6,000 members. The school district has more than 57,000 students.
“It is unclear how many teachers have used the plan outlined by a Mission High School teacher, but it appears to have the tacit support of city education officials.”
Everyone has an opinion, a right to be upset over the election and with time, the shock will subside and we will all go back to our normal lives. But building a lesson plan for our kids built on hatred is wrong. Election are tough, there is a lot of language that gets thrown between the candidates – just look at all the election mailers – but in the end the country heals and we move on, because in two years like clockwork, there is another election.
Our students should learn about science, math, and become critical thinkers for themselves, and not be subjected to an indoctrination of some teacher, who didn’t agree without the outcome of the election. What is Hillary Clinton had won, would we ok with the same lesson plan against her?
The SF Unified School District Trump Lesson Plan