EXCLUSIVE: Now-former Loudoun County, Va., schoolteacher Laura Morris spoke completely to Fox Information about her recent public resignation over woke curriculum and stated she has no regrets and would do it once more.
“I’m very unhappy about some issues that I’m giving up and abandoning, however remorse just isn’t the phrase … I do not remorse what I did,” Morris stated in an interview with Fox Information correspondent Anita Vogel. “I do not remorse something I stated and I do not remorse something I did – as a result of I … was blissful to do that.”
Morris shocked attendees of a faculty board assembly Tuesday when she stated she had had sufficient of the district’s curriculum, which she argued had been injected with a transgender and demanding race theory-centric emphasis.
Morris told Vogel that she felt like a bit of a political machine that had no intention of instructing younger kids the fundamentals of studying, writing and arithmetic and as a substitute sought to indoctrinate with a racially charged political mindset.
“I noticed this as a chance to do one thing I wanted to do for myself, and it was actually for my college students,” she said.
“I wished them to know why I used to be leaving. I am glad to see that individuals noticed that motion as one thing essential, and perhaps they will be impressed to do one thing.”
Morris instructed Vogel that an excessive amount of of the varsity’s focus has been on left-wing politics and “fairness coaching”, which has left college students behind.
At Tuesday’s school board assembly within the county, a preferred suburb between Washington, D.C., and Harpers Ferry, W.V., the educator gave a defiant and emotional speech the place she refused to proceed pushing their “extremely politicized agendas.”
“Throughout the final yr, I used to be in considered one of my so-called fairness trainings that White, Christian, able-bodied females at present have the ability in our colleges and ‘this has to vary,’” Morris said throughout the public remark interval of the board assembly.
“Clearly, you’ve got made your level. You not worth me or many different academics you’ve got employed on this county. So since my contract outlines the ability that you’ve over my employment in Loudoun County Public Colleges, I assumed it essential to resign in entrance of you.”
Morris, a fifth-grade trainer, additionally alleged that the county instructed her to not specific dissenting views.
A spokesperson instructed Fox Information: “LCPS doesn’t touch upon personnel issues.” Nevertheless, a number of academics have instructed Fox Information that they felt intimidated about probably opposing the varsity’s so-called fairness trainings.
Morris has since accepted a place at a non-public Christian faculty after being deluged with job affords throughout the U.S.
Fox Information’ Anita Vogel and Samuel Dorman contributed to this report.