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Board Of Education Votes Against Problematic Online Learning Program

Oct 17, 2020
Cory Lum / Civil Beat

Hawaii's Board of Education has approved phasing out distance learning curriculum that parents and teachers complained contained racist and sexist content and will send parents a letter acknowledging the Acellus program was selected hastily during the pandemic without proper vetting.

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Hawaii’s public schools will stop using a distance learning program after parents complained about racist and sexist content.

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Some Hawaii public schools have stopped using an online learning platform after parents and teachers objected to what they considered sexist, racist and unsuitable content.