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After video, Foose announces Committee for Diversity and Inclusion

After video, Foose announces Committee for Diversity and Inclusion

Two weeks after a video surfaced of a white Howard County high school student disparaging African Americans, Superintendent Renee Foose has announced the formation of the Committee for Diversity and Inclusion.

"We need to openly and honestly discuss the complex issues facing our culturally diverse community," Foose wrote in a letter to parents Thursday. "We need to help children develop the mindset that every person and culture has value. And we must work with urgency to ensure that our classrooms are both diverse and inclusive."

The new committee, according to the superintendent’s letter, will include students,...

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