A high school senior in Nevada is suing his charter school over what he calls the “coercive ideological indoctrination” imposed by the school’s Critical Race Theory-based curriculum.
The student, who is mixed-race, contends that the curriculum forces students at the taxpayer-funded school to connect elements of their identities with oppression.
The lawsuit, which was filed last week in a Nevada federal court, claims that the student (as well as his mother’s) First and Fourteenth Amendment rights were violated when students were told that refusing to identify with an oppressed group was a sign of privilege and an indication of being an oppressor.
The student’s mother, Gabrielle Clark, who is black, claims her son was subjected to a hostile classroom environment at Democracy Prep. She alleges that her child faced discrimination during the school’s year-long, mandatory course “Sociology of Change.” Read more…