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on October 25, 2023 in World News

School District Bans Halloween To Promote ‘Diversity, Equity And Inclusion’

by Alicia Powe The superintendent of a New Jersey school district banned official school-wide Halloween celebrations under the guise of “diversity, equity, and inclusion,” claiming the festivities may offend people from various cultural and religious backgrounds. Families of students in the South Orange & Maplewood School District district received a letter on Oct. 6 from Dr. Ronald G. Taylor, the superintendent of  SOMD, asking parents to reflect upon how school-sponsored Halloween celebrations exacerbate inequity. Decisions regarding how Halloween should be observed have long been a difficult subject to tackle, Taylor explains. “As you know, SOMSD is committed to promoting...

by Alicia Powe The superintendent of a New Jersey school district banned official school-wide Halloween celebrations under the guise of “diversity, equity, and inclusion,” claiming the festivities may offend people from various cultural and religious backgrounds. Families of students...

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