Teachers Warned to Avoid Non-Inclusive Holiday Decorations

An Arkansas school district is warning teachers not to decorate their classrooms with anything that might make a student feel uncomfortable or not included.  “When we choose to decorate or celebrate any specific tradition, be it the Christian Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, or any other tradition, we run the risk of creating an environment where a student does not feel comfortable or included,” read a letter written by John Colbert, the superintendent of Fayetteville Public Schools. “This is unacceptable.”  I’m sure it was just a coincidence that the Nov. 29th letter was sent to principals and school leaders just before Christmas and not before a Muslim holiday.  Read more:  https://www.toddstarnes.com/faith/grinch-alert-teachers-warned-to-avoid-non-inclusive-holiday-decorations/