Based on the legal documents obtained, a lawsuit has been filed by a parent in Mountain Lakes who is suing their child’s school district and its individual administrators for teaching an educational curriculum that allegedly promotes “anti-racism” and discriminates against white students.

According to the lawsuit filed on June 6, the parent, listed as B.L. for privacy, is suing Mountain Lakes School District for certain parts of its curriculum put in place since the murder of George Floyd in 2020 which allegedly teach “racial political ideology” and create a “hostile educational environment” for white students.

White students, and particularly one student listed as J.L. for privacy, have been allegedly discriminated against because of race, the lawsuit says.

The complaint says that the school district has engaged in “a campaign of open racial discrimination” and “forced a racial political ideology” on students with their “ill-named ‘anti-racist’ agenda,” NorthJersey.com reported.

“The suit demands that the district not be allowed to apply or receive federal funds until it stops the accused ‘racially discriminatory practices’ as well as stops supporting programs claiming white privilege and systemic injustices,” the report explains.

The Gateway Pundit added a few details:

The parent says that the teachings violate her son, and other white students’ right not to be discriminated against based on their race.

Following the death of Floyd, the lawsuit says that former Mountain Lakes High School Principal Frank Sanchez emailed parents a pamphlet titled “Seeking Justice from Reflection to Action” and condemned racism. Within the pamphlet, the school discussed how there is “institutional racism” within the district.

The parent alleges that the principal also sent students a video that he described as a “call to arms” against “white privilege.”

The report explains that the parent argues that assertion of white privilege “constitutes illegal indoctrination of racist tropes which are more suitable for a totalitarian ‘re-education camp’ than for a New Jersey public school.”

Here’s the statement released by Ronald A, Berutti, the attorney representing B.L. on behalf of his client:

“For two years, I have been in dialogue with the Mountain Lakes School Distrct about a basic discrimination matter. I believe the Mountain Lakes School District was influenced by prevailing national narrative and local social groups to advance specific messaging that is not fair and equal to all students. I am concerned that the school district works with selected groups in private meetings and via email without transparency and input from all parents in a public forum.”

“Even in times of national turmoil, the school district must adhere to district policy and follow state and federal laws. It is unfortunate that we live in a time when holding our public institutions accountable is met in our community – and our country – by intimidation and personal attacks. My intent is not political and not intended to start a movement. It is simply for our schools to follow policy and law and stop discriminatory practices.”

“My family has unfortunately been subject to harsh judgement, name calling and intimidation. We are humbled and appreciative of the support of so many in our town and throughout the state who have raised similar questions in their school districts but are afraid to speak up for fear of retribution. It is my hope that this matter is resolved for the sake of the next generation.”

Sources: TheGatewayPundit, NorthJersey.com

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