School board leader: Elementary music classes example of ‘white supremacy’ culture

The director of Washington State’s Olympia School District Board recently discussed cuts in elementary school-level music programs due to their “white supremacist” nature.

According to KTTH-770, the district is dealing with a budget deficit of over $11 million and music classes for 4th and 5th graders have been considered for termination.

At an April 17 board meeting (video below), Scott Clifthorne said elementary-level music classes “aren’t offered equitably” in district schools as some students occasionally have to miss their “core” classes in order to play music.

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