United Nations International School in the spotlight

It was bound to happen.  Students at the United Nations International School launched an anonymous social media campaign denouncing their teachers as racists and threatening to identify them by name (“Spoiled Rotten,” City Journal, Jan. 28).  Predictably, administrators immediately caved in and hired a director of diversity and inclusion and mandated antiracism training for all faculty.

Even though students posted unverified accusations, that was not enough for administrators who couldn’t move quickly enough to mollify them.  It’s a sad commentary about the state of education in this country.  I wonder what’s going to happen to these spoiled students after they graduate.  Will they persist in seeing racism everywhere?

It’s time for administrators to stand up to students who make outrageous demands.  Doing so would teach them an invaluable lesson.  But I don’t expect that to ever happen.

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