The following petition information is about a campaign created by a former West Linn High School student. WLAIC supports an educational curriculum that promotes equity, inclusion, and diversity. We encourage you to review this petition.
(By Olivia Klugman)
I am asking West Linn/Wilsonville School District superintendent Kathy Ludwig to require curriculum into all US History classes that
Why is this important?
All sophomore high school students in WLWV schools are required to take a US history class. In this class, I remember learning about the civil rights movement as if racism was a thing of the past. This is far from true, and students are often shielded from this reality in insular white communities like West Linn and Wilsonville. We must do better to educate our students on the realities of racism in the country today, ask them to examine their own privilege, and teach them how to effectively join the movement against police brutality and the prison industrial complex as a whole.
How it will be delivered
I plan to gather alumni and teachers from the district in order to plan a detailed curriculum, and present this curriculum to the school board