On June 23, 2021, Breitbart News published an article titled Exclusive — Middle School Teacher Ousted for Helping Expose Critical Race Theory. The article claimed that a teacher who reported CRT-inspired content in the classrooms was let go for his ideologies.
Dan Ferraro, a sixth and seventh grade language arts teacher, shared Henley Middle School’s “Courageous Conversations About Race” slides with parents in an effort to be “transparent” and, as he described to Breitbart News, because he felt he had a “moral obligation” to do so. As a result, according to Ferraro, school Principal Beth Costa told him his “views were inconsistent with the direction of the school,” and that his contract would not be renewed for another year of teaching.Exclusive — Middle School Teacher Ousted for Helping Expose Critical Race Theory
Henley Principal Beth Costa responded to Breitbart News’s request for comment, saying: “Out of respect for Mr. Ferraro’s privacy rights, I will not disclose the substance of our conversation on why his year-to-year contract was not renewed. I can assure you that it had absolutely nothing to do with his ideological views.”
She went on to say:
The slides in question, along with other slides found by Breitbart News include:
The following is Albemarie County School’s Anti-racist statement: