Senate Bill 5044, sports, discussed at July school board meeting
The Dayton School Board heard from a concerned parent about the recently-passed equity, inclusion and anti-racism bill
July 22, 2021
DAYTON—Senate Bill 5044, passed by the Senate in April, was the topic of the public comment period at the July Dayton School Board meeting.
The bill, which reads, “Concerning professional learning, equity, cultural competency, and dismantling institutional racism in the public school system,” requires public school districts to designate one of three professional learning days to focus specifically on equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism training.
The parent, who had approached the board in May, asked if the school board was prepared to state their intentions regarding the...