- Promote the overthrow of the United States government.
- Promote resentment toward a race or class of people.
- Are designed primarily for pupils of a particular ethnic group.
- Advocate ethnic solidarity instead of the treatment of pupils as individuals.
· "How can we expect students to succeed or want to be engaged if we only teach one perspective? Students should see a reflection of themselves in texts that emphasize and embrace other perspectives and cultures as valuable parts of our society."
· "If we are trying to teach American history to students then what's wrong with teaching it through a lens other than the typical European one?"
· "How do we see legislators, officials and people in places of institutional power are telling us what type of critical thinking is encouraged vs. 'dangerous' (and then worthy of surveillance/erasure)?"
· "Why do we fear the truth so much that we must rewrite history, only to be given negative labels when we try to learn the truth later?"
· "To what extent can a public education address individual needs and curiosities of students, given the necessarily broad & diverse body that it must serve?"
· "Who decides if social justice is 'just'?"
· "I came into this entirely uneducated on the topic as extra credit for a class. Leaving, I question why these forums are not more widely advertised and why I haven't been to one before. These are so important, thank you for the opportunity."