Controversy has surrounded a Cuyahoga Falls middle school after students were given an assignment last month ranking individuals based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation and other labels. The school district has since apologized, but questions remain on how, and when, we should be teaching diversity to children.
Today on All Sides, we’ll look at how young is too young to teach about diversity and implicit bias.
- Russ Iona, Ward 8 councilman, Cuyahoga Falls
- Kelly Capatosto, senior research associate, studies implicit bias, Kirwan Institute For the Study of Race & Ethnicity
- Meryl Johnson, Ohio State Board of Education member District 11, retired teacher with 40 years of teaching experience in the Cleveland Public Schools
- Antoinette Miranda, professor of school psychology, The Ohio State University