Dad and mom who oppose CRT are just like the Capitol rioters, based on the pinnacle of a DC Quaker college who can be a founding member of a ‘cartel-like’ affiliation for woke personal faculties like Dalton.
Rodney Glasgow made the remark when talking at a digital convention for NYC personal faculties hosted by Dalton in Might this 12 months.
He was launched by Dalton’s ousted head, Jim Finest, who introduced in April that he can be stepping down on the finish of the varsity 12 months after being panned by dad and mom for pushing liberal agenda into the curriculum.
Glasgow, a Harvard graduate from Maryland, is the Head of College at Sandy Spring Mates College in Maryland the place boarding charges run as excessive as $66,000-a-year, and he runs an organization referred to as The Glasgow Group which presents range, fairness and inclusion consulting to personal faculties.
He’s additionally a founding member of NAIS, the Nationwide Affiliation for Impartial Colleges, a membership-based non-profit which represents 1,600 personal faculties throughout America.
It was based in 1962 and likewise counts Brearley, Grace Church and Lycee Francais amongst members. It accredits member faculties with its personal standards, like different personal college associations within the nation.
Rodney Glasgow made the remark when talking at a digital convention for NYC personal faculties hosted by Dalton in Might this 12 months. He used his speech to match dad and mom who oppose CRT and adjustments in faculties to the Capitol rioters. In direction of the tip of his speech, he took off his pink high to disclose a t-shirt with the phrases ‘I Make My Ancestors Proud’ on it
NAIS solely represents about 5 % of America’s personal faculties however critics say it’s run like a ‘cartel’ the place faculties that disagree with its insurance policies face not being accredited – one thing dad and mom search for when deciding on the place to ship their youngsters.
Glasgow spoke at Dalton’s annual convention in Might when after a 50-minute speech from his front room.
He confirmed off his multi-colored nail polish, jewellery and a t-shirt which learn ‘I make my ancestors proud’, which he revealed on the finish of the speech by eradicating his pink belted kimono-like high.
‘There’s a picture of January 6 the place the individuals are standing in entrance of the Capitol…somebody who was meant to maintain them out, somebody who was meant to guard the Capitol, opened the gate and let everyone in.
‘In that second I really wept as a result of there is no such thing as a more true metaphor for unbiased faculties than that second,’ he stated.
Earlier in his speech he stated that personal faculties have been ‘constructed to serve white male wealth’ and that they ‘replicate plantation mentality’
Head of Dalton Jim Finest, who introduced his resignation earlier this 12 months after being slammed for pushing a woke agenda on the varsity’s curriculum, launched Glasgow as a ‘lovely particular person’
‘CARTEL’ PRIVATE SCHOOL ASSOCIATION WHICH ‘ONLY ACCREDITS SCHOOLS THAT ADOPT ITS WOKE POLICIES’
The Nationwide Affiliation of Impartial Colleges was created in 1962 as a manner of preserving requirements and equity in personal faculties, which are not topic to state and federal guidelines as a result of they run themselves.
However dad and mom say it has turn into more and more liberal and is pushing its insurance policies on the faculties it represents.
Brearley and Grace Church are all members of NAIS – the Nationwide Affiliation of Impartial Colleges. Some dad and mom say it is sort of a ‘cartel’ which forces members to undertake woke insurance policies or danger dropping out on accreditation. The member faculties pay as much as $12,000-a-year to be part of it and it is run by a board of trustees
The colleges concern dropping accreditation in the event that they miss out, which implies dropping out on entry to the NAIS advertising instruments and assets, like job searches and webinars.
NAIS was based in 1962 and since then it has grown to symbolize greater than 1,600 faculties in America and 300 abroad.
There are greater than 34,000 personal faculties throughout the nation however a few of the most prestigious, like Dalton, belong to NAIS.
The board of trustees has 24 members, a lot of whom work at faculties and a few who don’t love Donna Orem – the president. She was the COO for years earlier than taking the place in 2016.
The NAIS says its mission is to ‘co-create’ the way forward for training by uniting and empowering our neighborhood.’
Member faculties embody;
- Lycee Francaise
- Grace Church
- Sandy Spring
- Georgetown Day College
- Sidwell Mates
- Marymount Excessive College
He went on to match the dad and mom to the rioters and faculty employees who push again on CRT to the ‘gate keepers’.
‘We’re targeted now on the dad and mom on the skin concern and the anger and the pushback. We’re goin to assist them by way of that.
‘However I need us to show our consideration to what’s occurring internally to the gate keepers who’re conserving the gate open,’ he stated.
Earlier in his speech he stated that personal faculties have been ‘constructed to serve white male wealth’ and that they ‘replicate plantation mentality’.
Finest, introducing Glasgow, gushed: ‘Rodney is kind of merely, a ravishing, great particular person.’
He additionally stated New York faculties nonetheless had slavery ‘encoded’ of their DNA and that personal faculties have been ‘constructed to duplicate a plantation mentality.’
Glasgow is the pinnacle of Sandy Spring Mates College in Maryland which costs as much as $66,000-a-year for boarding. He says he needs to create change from the within
Glasgow has held a number of positions inside NAIS.
Membership is capped at $12,000 per college per 12 months however till then, it prices as much as $15 per scholar.
Glasgow additionally runs his personal consulting group for faculties on how they will turn into extra various
The rationale faculties enroll is to offer their lecturers and leaders entry to advantages like job postings, webinars, ‘technique labs’ and conferences.
The affiliation units accreditation requirements for its member faculties. Others are represented by totally different state and nationwide associations.
‘The affiliation is a cartel. You assume you could have a alternative however you don’t,’ one father or mother instructed The Washington Free Beacon.
The President of the NAIS is Donna Orem, who beforehand served as a volunteer on two college boards and labored on the American Affiliation of College Ladies.
Its board of trustees has 24 members together with employees from Collegiate – a non-public boys college in New York Metropolis.