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    Minneapolis school district DEFENDS deal with teachers’ union to lay off white staff ahead of people of color because it will ‘remedy the effects of past discrimination’
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    A Minneapolis school board has defended its contract that promotes laying off white teachers ahead of those of color to reverse prior racism, Your Content has learned.

    Minneapolis Public Schools defends its upcoming contract that promotes laying off white teachers over teachers of color.

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    It said it is a ‘remedy the continuing effects of past discrimination’

    The stipulation is part of a new agreement starting in spring 2023 between the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Minneapolis Public Schools.

    Part of the agreement was an attempt to re-format how the school district hires and keeps teachers of color.

    The new contract says that they may go outside the order to avoid layoffs to a teacher who is ‘a member of a population underrepresented’

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    This prioritizing may apply to bring back teachers who were laid off should re-hires occur,‘according to New York Post.

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