Palm Beach County School Board To Affirm Equity For Students During Next Meeting

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Language Affirms Palm Beach County Position, Regardless Of Push By Gov. DeSantis To End Equity Statewide.

The District To Also Include LGBTQ Studies.



BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The Palm Beach County School District remains committed to equity, regardless of political pushes from Tallahassee. That’s the takeaway from language set to be approved at the School Board meeting set for April 12th.

During the meeting, board members are expected to ratify the following language:

“The School District of Palm Beach County is committed to creating safe, equitable and inclusive learning environments that ensure students have what they need to be successful in life.

The School District of Palm Beach County will provide each student – regardless of race, ethnicity, economic status, disability, national origin, religious affiliation, gender identity or sexual orientation – access to any and all opportunities, resources and support they need to develop agency, voice and achieve their dreams.

The School District of Palm Beach County will embrace, celebrate and honor our students, families, staff and community members and their unique cultural histories, while ensuring each student achieves personal, academic and sustainable success.”

The Palm Beach County School District will also prepare lessons on, “The civil rights movement to the present to include instruction to expand the knowledge, understanding, and awareness of individuals with disabilities, the history of disability, the disability rights movement, LGBTQ Studies and the LGBTQ social movements.”

Read the official proposed language, below.


Paul Saperstein


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