At Yokel headquarters we often ponder what kind of world these “Groomer!” and “Racism doesn’t exist!” folks grew up in, because it can’t be the same one as us! Just look what they’ve done now:
Read the policy here, as we know our readers are the intelligent sort who like to get their information straight from the source, and not a bunch of inflammatory nincompoops. Here’s the purpose of this new policy:
To unequivocally state the position of the Board of Education of Frederick County (Board)
that any form of racism within Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) will not be tolerated,
and the Board views such behavior as destructive and in contradiction to the Board’s
commitment in promoting a work and learning environment that is safe, inclusive, and civil.
Well, we know they don’t like anything that is inclusive or civil. Here’s more:
A. Rejecting all acts of racism is a legal and moral imperative, and each person in the
school system plays a vital role in reducing racism by creating inclusive learning and
B. The school and work community shares the collective responsibility to address,
eliminate, and proactively educate to prevent future acts of racism.
C. Action will be taken to reinforce restorative practices that serve to address and
eliminate acts of racism and provide the opportunity to understand the impact of
D. The Board will receive a report at least annually from the Racial Equity Committee as
it relates to information, surveys, or recommendations the committee wishes the
Board to consider relating to the goals outlined in this policy.
E. The Board will communicate its stance against racism as identified in this policy using
multiple avenues such as its website, FCPS Calendar Handbook, and periodic
Shall we bring up what happened at Middletown Middle? Or at the basketball game between Linganore High and Frederick High a few years back? No, we didn’t think so. Stay alert folks. Know who to vote for, and who to beat back with a ten foot pole.