WHISTLEBLOWER: South Carolina schools teaching CRT
The Left will tell you that Critical Race Theory (CRT) isn’t being taught in universities and K-12 schools. They are lying to you. Critical Race Theory IS being taught and practiced in schools and universities around America. Whistleblower, Adam Mahdavi, a former student of the University of South Carolina School of Education, has come forward with evidence of how organizations are using deceptive tactics to sidestep parents and the state education standards to get CRT into the classroom.
One of the organizations working to secretly convince our children that white people are the root of all America’s problems is EL Education which partners with over 50 primary schools across the US by providing “professional development” and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. According to their website, EL Education states they are “guided by a vision of education equity and student potential, by a reimagined definition of student achievement, and offers research-proven resources and practices.” However, they are really guided by a cynical view of American ideals and are covertly force-feeding that view to our children. They are brainwashing our kids to believe that an individual, by virtue of his race or sex, is inherently racist and/or sexist and therefore oppressive – mainly white males.
In this video, Mahdavi speaks with Tarika Sullivan, Professional Development Specialist at EL Education who openly admits that her organization is working with several schools in South Carolina to quietly implement CRT and recruits co-conspirators to implement this ideology despite the laws of the state.
”My organization, we are working on a curriculum, but the curriculum, it is really about, and it's inclusive of culturally relevant teaching. So some of the topics that we explore are going to be topics that kind of go against mainstream teaching.”
When we spoke with Mahdavi, he told us about how the University of South Carolina’s School of Education promoted these ideas and how students were penalized for speaking against the progressive narrative.
Libs of TikTok spoke with a South Carolina Freedom Caucus representative who explained,
“I think that's the big issue we're facing in South Carolina is more and more of our teachers are not seasoned teachers who have been there for a while who have not been inculcated in and completely institutionalized by the progressive college system. I think that's why we see a minority of teachers in our system who are opposed to CRT. We are constantly getting kids who are coming out of college, and first-year teachers who, just left university systems that promulgate all of this stuff. They brand it with all the buzzwords people like framing the conversation around equality and including people.”
Currently, there’s a group of sitting state lawmakers suing a South Carolina school district over allegations it is training staff to teach critical race theory, and they vow more lawsuits will follow for other schools and districts.
“We would receive calls and letters from concerned parents that their 8th-grade students were being assigned Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi. If it wasn’t assigned the teachers would have boxes of the book for students to take.” Sure enough, Mahdavi, who documented his experience in the South Carolina public school system, backed up parents’ claims.
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These activist teachers like Sullivan are fully aware that parents do not want CRT being taught in schools and she doesn’t care. She proceeds to tell Mahdavi how to skirt around any language that would raise alarm bells.
“This is really heavy stuff for people who, as soon as they see this, they are turned off. This is really academic for example culturally relevant pedagogy academically that's the term culturally relevant pedagogy but when we start walking into school doors we spend less time calling it that and more like respecting students' cultures or bringing the culture into the classroom.”
One of the disguises is to separate the term Critical Race Theory which is known as a legal concept from the doctrines’ implementation. Sullivan uses the term Culturally Relevant Teaching when referring to instruction.
Sullivan also highlights how this propaganda moves from the realm of academia and is put into practice in these elementary schools.
“I can talk about this in academic terms but once you start to apply it you probably use far less of these terms so for example culturally relevant pedagogy academically that's the term culturally relevant pedagogy but when we start walking into school doors we spend less time calling it that and more like [call CRT] respecting students cultures or bringing the culture into the classroom and honoring and respecting it so that that's probably how we make connections between the academic theory and practice”
One of the ways Sullivan suggests working CRT into the curriculum is by using “counter-narratives”. For example, a fourth-grade class is reading the United States Constitution in which the critical race activist teacher gives slave narratives each day along with bits of the Constitution. These slave narratives serve to convince students to hold negative views on traditional American ideals.
As if we needed any more proof that organizations like EL Education are nefariously working to undermine parents and the American education system, Sullivan is actively recruiting “co-conspirators”, aka activist teachers, to implement racist dogma in schools across the country.
Currently, South Carolina law has a provision in the budget that restricts funding for any CRT and related lesson plans in South Carolina. However, this provision is set to expire with the next budget bill. Even if South Carolina’s legislators are successful in passing a CRT ban parents need to stay vigilant when there are organizations like EL Education that are constantly finding ways to circumvent the law and poison the minds of the next generation.
To watch the full whistleblower video, click here.