One Colorado school district is requiring students see the world through a lens of “social justice” and “intersectionality” to graduate, in the name of global citizenship.
Under “graduation expectations” on the Jefferson County School District’s website, a document shown below outlines requirements for students to graduate from the Open School located in a western suburb of Denver.
“Students will develop critical thinking skills and expand their perspective on U.S. and world history, geography, civics, and economics through multiple lens, including social justice and intersectionality, in order to become responsible global citizens,” the document reads under the “intellectual” tab.
Students will also “develop cross-cultural skills and cultural self-awareness through study and travel in order to advocate for diversity, inclusion, and equitability.”
The graduate expectations offer insight into the school’s curriculum, likely fostering lesson plans laced with concepts embedded in critical race theory, an academic concept which sponsors state-sanctioned racism in attempt to remedy