St. Charles School Board members on Monday voted 7-0 to pause the agreement, with no penalty being incurred. They also decided that using different materials, the district will continue the training after completing an equity audit.
School board members will discuss the contract with Deep Equity at their meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. St. Charles District 303 school board members in March voted 4-3 to approve a $119,026 contract with Deep Equity, which will provide professional learning to staff on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Blue Goose Market President and CEO Paul Lencioni gave permission for the group D303 Move Forward to gather signatures in the Blue Goose parking lot on Tuesday on a petition calling for the School Board to halt funding to the firm Deep Equity.