Tony Kinnett Indiana school administrator twitter, critical race theory

Tony Kinnett Indiana school administrator twitter, critical race theory
Tony Kinnett has been placed on administrative leave, his email access has been disabled, and he is prohibited from entering school buildings.
The Indiana administrator who asserts that critical race theory is taught in schools has been placed on leave.

An Indiana school administrator who went viral for describing how critical race theory is discreetly taught in schools — akin to "social snake oil schemes" — claims he has been placed on administrative leave, his email access has been disabled, and he is now prohibited from attending school facilities.

Tony Kinnett, an Indianapolis Public Classrooms science coordinator, produced a video on Twitter earlier this month accusing the school administration of lying about CRT instruction in its schools.

He argues in the clip, which has accumulated over 500,000 views, that school administrators employ "misdirection" to mislead concerned parents.

Kinnett told The Post on Thursday that he has been on paid leave since Nov. 4, when he posted the video.

He claimed that human resources warned him twice since then that he would be forced to "separate" from the district if he continued to act as a "whistleblower," and that workers have "clinical anxiety" about dealing with him in the aftermath of his criticism.

Kinnett has continued to attack the district on Twitter and reveal "inside look" information in the months since the viral exposé because he feels the school district is not being "transparent."

Additionally, the administrator stated that he was denied access to his work email, Google Drive, and calendars on Wednesday – and he has been barred from attending any school district premises.

Kinnett stated that all of the material he disclosed was stored on a public server and that he has denied disclosing any private information.

Kinnett stated that prior to his access being revoked, he downloaded "racist materials and films" from the site — and indicated that he intended to disseminate them at some point.

He told The Post that the district should be forthright about its support for staff "racist gaslighting."

Tony Kinnett charged the school system of fabricating information on CRT instruction in its schools.
Tony Kinnett charged the school system of fabricating information on CRT instruction in its schools.

"Parents have a right to know how the district approaches curriculum and pedagogy in order to make the greatest choice for their children's education," he said.

The Indianapolis Public Schools did not immediately reply to a request for comment from The Post.

Kinnett recounted in his viral video, which has been shared over 6,400 times and loved 13,000 times, how he personally witnessed CRT being taught in schools — despite the district's assurances to parents that it does not.

Kinnett has maintained his Twitter critique of the school curriculum.
Kinnett has maintained his Twitter critique of the school curriculum.

"When we claim that schools are not teaching critical race theory, we are deceiving you," he stated in the video.

"State requirements do not specifically include quotations and theories... We do use CRT in our instruction. We instruct our teachers to differentiate their treatment of our children based on their skin tone.

"We tell our children that every problem is the consequence of white guys," he continued. And that everything constructed by western culture is racist. That capitalism is a white supremacist instrument. This is occurring in mathematics, history, science, and the arts, and it is not abating."

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