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OpinionI Need More From My Daughter’s School Than Lip Service About Racism—iStockDistricts need to put real action behind their anti-racist statementsMy daughter’s school district, like many other institutions, sent a letter this month addressing the protests following the killing of George Floyd, an African American man, at the knees of Derek Chauvin, a White police officer.

In most districts, inequities in student opportunities and performance result despite the best intentions of the school district community.

The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing school closures have starkly exposed the need for strong school, family, and community partnerships that prioritize access and equity.

Black parents and students want their school communities to be in true solidarity with them against racial injustice.

39, Issue 36, Page 18Published in Print: June 17, 2020, as I Need More From Schools Than Lip Service About RacismPlease enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

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