Education

Jeffco Student Walkouts: "Rebellious Kids" Stand Up Against Patriotic History Plan

The protests led by Jefferson County students over a proposed American history curriculum committee charged with emphasizing patriotism and downplaying civil disorder picked up fresh momentum yesterday. Attendees of six Jeffco schools let their feelings be known, with at least one more rally on tap for today. And far from shying away from challenging critical adults on the issue, many are happily taking them on. Photos, videos and more below.

See also: Jeffco Student Walkouts: More Schools Joining Protest of Patriotically Slanted History Plan

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