I know a family that is moving out of our school district because of this very issue. Her husband is a cop and the principal was trying to show moderation in his written plea to the community for racial understanding but without also understanding the position of our town’s policing. She went a little overboard with colorful emails. As far as I know, our town doesn’t have the racial disparities of others, relatively speaking. My town has quality services, awareness(best in MA for managing Covid), and a good school system. The town school board went above state guidelines to prep the schools for hybrid learning. I only mention it because this person’s rant was so out of character.

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