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Vancouver School District Proposed “Equity Policy”
SW Washington Education, Oct 18, 2021

On the Proposed Draft “VPS Equity Policy” The Language of the Draft Policy is straight from Neo Marxism. Racially Discriminating and educationally bereft of the legal principals of equality embraced by the Declaration of Independence, legally defined in the 14th and 15th Amendments to the US Constitution, and made actionable in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Authors of this “Policy” replaced the legal terminology of equality with the Marxist defined term equity ...

Vancouver resident Sally Snyder discusses her concerns about issues facing parents of children attending Vancouver Public Schools
Clark County Today, August 23, 2021

Once again, the Vancouver School Districts’ Board of Directors meeting did not disappoint. I thought parents had rights over their children, not the school board. I thought parents had rights over their children, not the teachers. Apparently, the Vancouver Public School Board thinks differently, as evidenced at the August school board meetings.

VPS (Vancouver Public School District) Board Meeting 8-10-2021
"Public Comments from Teachers, Parents and Union Members (Mostly concerns about masks, CRT, CSE, Masks, Vaccines, equity)"

Vancouver Schools Equity Audit Contract Document
Contract Service Dates: Dec 9, 2020 to Aug 31, 2021

In Brief:
Services to be Performed.  The services Contractor agrees to perform are: UPD Consulting and the Valbrun Consulting Group will conduct an equity audit as outlined in the proposal.  For example, including but not limited to conduction focus groups, reviewing VPS policies and practices, assessing financial resource distribution across the district, assessing the leadership team’s readiness to address intentional racism, reviewing curriculum to ensure it represents our diverse community, and reviewing current efforts to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.

Schools chief Steve Webb put on leave by Vancouver Public Schools board
Interim replacement set to be named in special board meeting on Thursday
Columbian, February 10, 2021

Vancouver School District Resolution 869
Condemning Racism and Establishing Policy Directives on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Excellence in Education

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Vancouver Public Schools launches equity initiative
June 11th, 2020

As a call to action to address issues of equity and justice grows across the U.S., Vancouver Public Schools will launch a district equity initiative in 2020-21. “For the past 12 years, a commitment to equity has been embedded into our mission statement and the six goal areas of our district’s strategic plan,” said Steve Webb, superintendent. “Now we will take a major step by elevating and bringing greater focus to this work. It is our moral imperative.”