A new curriculum, in schools across the nation, teaches that America is a deeply racist nation with a “hierarchy of various oppressions,” as an observer recently put it. Called “Deep Equity,” it demonizes whites while deep-sixing debate, instructing teachers to reject and resist parents who disagree. The idea is that dissenting white people are simply too ignorant and immersed in privilege to recognize and acknowledge their oppressor status.
That’s according to Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson, who reported on the curriculum Friday. Created by for-profit “education” company Corwin, owned by SAGE Publishing, Deep Equity is the latest example of how the “Left has abandoned education in favor of naked political propaganda,” states Carlson.
Corwin describes its curriculum “as a teacher training program that is ‘aimed at producing real school improvement for equity and social justice,’” Carlson relates, quoting program materials. How does Deep Equity purport to accomplish this?
Mainly “by attacking the students on the basis of their skin color,” says Carlson.
“According to deep equity, America is based on a hierarchy of various oppressions: Men oppress women, Christianity oppresses Islam, English oppresses Spanish, white people oppress everyone,” the pundit continues.
“And, by the way, if you have a problem with this explanation, you are yourself entrenching oppression; you’re part of the problem. According to Corwin, differences in academic performance have nothing to do with culture or effort; they are purely the product of racism” (video below).
How does Deep Equity fight this “racism”? By instructing teachers on “different types of ‘white identity orientations,’” Carlson further explained, calling it “pseudoscience.”
Unlike today’s fashionable “identities,” however, whites’ choice of identity won’t automatically be respected. After all, most white people have a “Fundamentalist White Identity,” defined by “denial,” “ignorance,” and “supremacy,” Deep Equity tells teachers. Never fear, though, they can possibly work their way toward “wokeness,” as the instructional sheet below informs.
Moreover, if whites are willing to humbly and obediently sit at the feet of their enlightened betters and learn “their whole life,” they can advance what the curriculum calls the “White Allies Action Agenda,” whose instructions for becoming a tolerable white person are below.
Unsurprisingly, a teacher Carlson’s team spoke to who has used Deep Equity says that the curriculum forces educators to become “racial activists.” It’s a divisive, resentment-rousing program “certain to confuse and wound and divide our kids of all colors,” as Carlson puts it.
And if you think, “This couldn’t possibly be in my kid’s school,” think again. It’s taught all over, even in places such as Fauquier County, Virginia, which voted for President Trump by 25 points, Carlson points out. It’s also in “West Des Moines, Iowa; it’s in Chandler, Arizona; we could go on,” the commentator continues.
Why can bizarre social engineering be in even so-called good school districts? Remember that whether in the city or country, Gotham or Mayberry, all schools’ educators are generally drawn from the same teachers’ colleges and are indoctrinated similarly.
Moreover, schools tend to use textbooks from just a few publishing companies, which compile these learning materials based on the desires of major markets such as Texas and, to the point here, ultra-left-wing California. Ergo, your son in Salem, South Carolina, could be reading a “San Francisco” textbook.
Add to this that school administrators tend to be far more left-wing than the communities they serve and it’s unsurprising that not only is Deep Equity metastasizing rapidly, but that the radicalism it represents is nothing new in our schools.
As one of many, many examples, I reported in 2016 on how the for-profit Pacific Educational Group (PEG) was busy teaching “white privilege” peppered with Marxist dogma to America’s schoolteachers. In other words, Deep Equity is just the latest, most radical edition of same-old-same-old with a stylish, marketing-worthy name.
There’s big money in indoctrination, too. Eighteen school districts reportedly paid PEG a combined $1.56 million in just 2014-15 alone. That’s your tax money at work — and it’s funding Deep Equity as well.
Moreover, “No one will ask you if you like it or not, and don’t bother to complain,” notes Carlson. “Deep Equity orders teachers, and we’re quoting now, ‘to explicitly reject and resist any parents who disagree with it.’”
This also is just the latest iteration of an old idea. Back in the ’90s already, sexual devolutionary school activists recommended dealing with opposition to their indoctrination by keeping parents in the dark and moving forward “independently.” As Imani Matthews, a teacher at the private Riverdale Country School in New York, put it circa 1998, “There isn’t a loving presenter of the other side.”
Unfortunately and increasingly, in government and private schools, the only “side” presented is the one that wants to “love” your kids to death — and it’s killing our civilization. This is why support for homeschooling is registering a marked increase. For as intellectual and moral rot increase in the educational establishment, what other recourse do concerned parents have?