Author: procacoalition

The new Columbus Academy discourages dissent and shuts down debate

Throughout its recently-released 10-page document, Columbus Academy repeatedly asserts that students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to “critically analyze” and “critique” the teachings of Critical Race Theory. Yet in practice, such dissent from authorized thought is discouraged and meaningful debate is made impossible. For example, Columbus Academy admits that it included materials from Ibram Kendi […]

Anti-Racism: It doesn’t mean what you think

On May 8, 2021, Columbus Academy published this statement, in which it repeatedly described its approach to anti-racism as “not partisan in nature.” Unfortunately, this does not align with what occurs in their classrooms every day. In the same statement, Columbus Academy admitted students are taught “the underlying concepts embedded in ‘critical race theory.’” It […]

Parents are succeeding at fighting Critical Race Theory in schools all over the country. Now it’s our turn.

Parents at Columbus Academy are starting to catch on to the increasing intrusion of critical race theory, intersectionality, and other neo-racist teachings being peddled at our school. We’ve heard from our kids that the Columbus Academy teaches that America is a racist country. We’ve seen how the academic standards suffer when everything, even math and […]

Columbus Academy Declines to Participate in Town Hall

On April 26, 2021, Columbus Academy alumnus Jonathan Hsu ’04 offered to moderate a town hall discussion between Pro CA Coalition and Columbus Academy. Dear Ms. Soderberg and Pro CA Coalition-As I’m sure you’re aware, the past weeks and months have seen increasing tension among CA parents, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. I’ve been a […]