Jacksonville private school halts part of its racial diversity curriculum, citing community ‘angst’
This photos of a banner outside The Bolles School campus on San Jose Blvd was captured on Jan. 29, 2021. AdWhen News4Jax asked for clarification on what the school leadership meant by “angst,” Jan Olson, Senior Director of Communications and Marketing at The Bolles School replied, “...some people really wanted it and some really didn’t so our board decided to seek other resources. “We realize that the topic of diversity and inclusion is very personal and can generate strong emotions,” the letter said. The Episcopal School of Jacksonville, another private institution that was the subject of social media criticism by former students, said it has since launched a number of initiatives to address the issue. Ad“The tragedies of this past year reinforced our need as a nation – as a school – to respect the dignity of every human being.,” Rev.