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  • Writer's pictureEmily Lavin

Reed school district drops provider over racist and sexist lessons

The Reed Union School District has abruptly dropped its long-term distance-learning program just one week into the 2020-2021 school year after discovering several of the platform’s lessons contained “inappropriate content expressing racism or sexism,” according to district Superintendent Nancy Lynch. Lynch said the district late last week began hearing reports and seeing social-media posts from educators and parents across the country highlighting offensive content within the curriculum of the Acellus Learning Accelerator.

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