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.”READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
This comes after the district had previously changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine 'Mix-And-Match' Study Finds Moderna Booster After J&J Single-Shot Produced Major Increase In Antibodies
The board says they made the decision to be “inclusive and equitable” after getting feedback from the community.MORE NEWS: Woman In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Sanitation Truck In Dyker Heights, Brooklyn
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.