• New Johnston school board members sworn in, face protest for signing 1776 Pledge

    9 days ago - By Who TV

    JOHNSTON, Iowa - Heated meetings are becoming common in the Johnston school district, and Monday night was no exception.
    The three new school board members faced protest ahead of their swearing in, after they campaigned against curriculum that includes elements of critical race theory and signed the 1776 Pledge to restore an "honest, patriotic education."
    Students and parents say they marched to the school board meeting to not protest the new school board members, but ask that their decision to sign the pledge be denounced.
    “The hypocrisy of our district to say we focus on equity and...
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