School systems across the country are screening prospective teachers based on their support for woke causes like “anti-racism” and opinions on gender and sexuality.
EdWeek reported that around 500 school districts have partnered with Nimble, a teacher-hiring company that uses artificial intelligence to determine applicants’ “cultural competency” by examining their applications and answers during the interview process.
Districts for years have prioritized “cultural competency” – a term that often refers to acceptance of LGBT ideology and theories of “systemic racism” – but have ramped up their focus on race since the rise of the violent, Marxist Black Lives Matter movement last summer, said Nimble CEO Lauren Dachille.
“Now that we’ve become a little more aware of the concept of anti-racism and maybe a little more woke as a culture, I do think that districts have started to emphasize these questions a little bit more,” Dachille told EdWeek. “They might be more common, they might be more explicit.” Read more…