Mar 1, 2023 | Celebrity

University School of Nashville Organizes Third Grade ‘Activist Club’

University School of Nashville Organizes Third Grade 'Activist Club'

The University School of Nashville (USN), a private school affiliated with the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), organized third grade students in a “Young Activist Club,” while staff attended conferences such as the “White Privilege Conference.”

Information about the club on USN’s website, which has been archived here, explains that the club began informally when third grade teacher Sarah Wiley started “encouraging interested students to write letters to Gov. Bill Lee that urged him to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.”

The site goes on to explain, “According to Wiley, the activities and focus of the club have been primarily student-led. To start, they each shared the social justice and activism issues they were most passionate about.”

“While many issues were discussed, the club’s 11 members landed on…

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