DC Area Educators for Social Justice to host curriculum fair ahead of BLM ‘Week of Action’

EXCLUSIVE — DC Area Educators for Social Justice, an activist network of teachers and school administrators, is hosting a curriculum fair next week to push public schools into “national demands based in the Black Lives Matter guiding principles.”

The fair comes in the lead-up to the seventh annual Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, which DCAESJ helps organize, in D.C. Public Schools, set to take place from Feb. 5 to 9.

Some topics from the curriculum fair, which is scheduled to take place Jan. 20, include “queer affirming,” “trans affirming,” “restorative justice,” “anti-racist professional development,” and “reproductive justice,” which is a term used by abortion activists.

“It’s lamentable that DC public school teachers believe that diverting finite classroom time to encourage student activism, given the district’s lamentable proficiency and truancy rates,” Nicole Neily, president of Parents Defending Education, told the Washington Examiner. “The
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