Students Give School Board ‘Wokeness Checker’ an Earful After Anti-Migrant Crusade
YouTube/WCEV13 NorfolkA Virginia Beach school board member helped to unanimously pass a budget to teach English to the district’s students—a budget that she fought hard against in a nasty rant.Members of the Virginia Beach community used the school board meeting on Tuesday night to rail against Victoria Manning’s previous comments on limiting English-as-a-second-language (ESL) learning, WVEC13 Norfolk reported. At least 70 people signed up to speak, most of them in opposition.“I’m angered, frustnews.yahoo.com
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“(Virginia Beach) schools has 300 additional ESL (English as a Second Language) students in the past year. Most are from South America,” Virginia Beach School Board member Victoria Manning wrote. “Our ESL budget has increased over $1 million in two years. Continuing to educate South Americans is not sustainable.”fredericksburg.com
Video games for social change?
Video games for social change? New York teacher Scott Jackson uses a video game, "Mission US, a Cheyenne Odyssey," to teach Native American history to his 11th grade ESL students. This year, the game was nominated for having the "most significant impact" at the Games for Change Festival.cbsnews.com