Contract With Woke Kindergarten Terminated at East Bay School Following Controversy

Long after the Hayward Unified School District entered into a $250,000 contract with a for-profit, anti-racist teacher training program called Woke Kindergarten, a school board member and a teacher at the school raised objections to it, and the story launched into the national conservative media morass.

It’s been two years since Hayward’s Glassbrook Elementary School began a contract for teacher training sessions with Woke Kindergarten — a Brooklyn-based for-profit company specializing in anti-racist and “abolitionist” trainings and classes for students, educators, and organizations. Teachers at the school lauded the move, saying that the student body — which is largely non-white,

Kindergarten teacher surprises students by having a wedding at school

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Students at Good Shepherd Catholic School were the special guests of honor at a surprise event late last week: their teacher’s wedding.

Catie Zwier, who teaches kindergarten, married her husband Kevin during school Mass last Thursday, the day before the couple would have a ceremony with family and friends. Zwier said the plan was in the works for months and she kept it a secret from most of the students except for the scripture readers and designated flower girls.

“I had a teacher growing up. I wasn’t in her class at the time, but she had