Utah parents in the Davis School District are sounding the alarm after discovering the Department of Justice was collecting racial and ethnic data on their children.
The DOJ’s investigation into the district began in July 2019 by the Civil Rights Division, which probed into complaints of racial discrimination. The settlement, agreed upon in October 2021, included handing over the racial and ethnic makeup of individual students, teachers and administrators. The district sent in the students’ data on July 1, per the agreement.
Parents in the Davis School District said they felt betrayed by the invasive nature of the settlement agreement, which required a “master list of all students including each student’s name, student ID, race/ethnicity, grade, and school.”
Corrine Johnson of Utah Parents United told Fox News Digital, “I believe it’s an absolute overreach of the DOJ.” Read more…