Boulder trying to resegregate by race

Article subtitle: 
Boulder Valley School District to host racist hiring event for ‘teachers of color’ only
Article author: 
Sherrie Peif
Article publisher: 
Complete Colorado
Article date: 
21 January 2022
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

Just one month after Centennial Elementary School in Denver drew criticism for advertising a “families of color” playground night, Boulder Valley School District appears to be the latest school district to get in on the growing trend to resegregate people by race.

his time it’s teachers.
A “Teacher of Color hiring event” is being advertised on the back of buses in the Boulder area. The virtual event, which is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Feb. 12, requires preregistration on the district’s website....

Complete Colorado reached out to the school district with a series of questions about the event including:

  • Where did this idea come from?
  • Why just people of color? Why not all licensed teachers?
  • Does this not give an appearance of racism?
  • If a white educator shows up, will they be turned away?...