By CBSNewYork Team

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There’s controversy in a New Jersey school district.

This week, the Randolph Township Board of Education unanimously voted to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar and call them “days off.”

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This comes after the district had previously changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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The board says they made the decision to be “inclusive and equitable” after getting feedback from the community.

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Now, some people are upset that the public had no say in the decision. More than 1,000 people have signed a Change.org petition for the board members and superintendent to resign.

CBSNewYork Team