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Oregon Education Department sponsors teacher event with controversial 1619 Project founder

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is sponsoring a teacher-designated event where the author of the controversial “1619 Project” will speak.

Scheduled for Friday night, the event is co-sponsored by the ODE and Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators.


According to the Portland Association of Teachers, it will focus “on how the inclusion of 1619 historical events into our educational system will further Oregon’s efforts at breaking down systems of oppression.”

Titled “An Evening with Nikole Hannah Jones,” it’s framed as a way to help teachers “center our work

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Education Sec. Miguel Cardona addresses learning during pandemic, senators’ 1619 Project letter

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona spoke in an exclusive one-on-one interview with FOX 5 Atlanta about the reopening of schools, how the pandemic has caused learning loss, and accusations made by nearly 40 senators that the Department of Education is pushing ideological-based curriculum.

This spring, many students in Georgia are finishing up the school year in the classroom. But reopening schools during the pandemic has presented a host

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Trump blasted for “McCarthy-like” call for “patriotic education” and attack on 1619 Project

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Progressive educators and historians fired back on Friday a day after President Donald Trump took aim at the late historian Howard Zinn and the 1619 Project, and vowed to “restore patriotic education” in American schools he accused of teaching “hateful lies about this country.”

Speaking on stolen Nacotchtank land just steps away from where Black slaves were bought and sold on the National Mall, Trump delivered an extraordinary Constitution Day address at the National Archives Museum full of patriotic platitudes and praise for the nation’s “glorious” history.

The president—who lives in an executive mansion

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Trump Threatens To Yank Funding From Schools That Teach 1619 Project

President Donald Trump has launched another assault against education intended to address racism in America.

On Sunday morning, Trump tweeted that the Department of Education was investigating whether California public schools had implemented the New York Times’ 1619 Project into their curriculum. The Pulitzer Prize-winning initiative aims to reframe American history around the year slaves landed on its shores and by “placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.”

“Department of Education is looking at this. If so, they will not be funded!” Trump wrote, sharing a Sept. 1

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