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The Urbandale School District has a mission of “relentlessly” building what it calls an “anti-racist community by deconstructing bias, discrimination and systems of oppression.”

And, at its new school, Olmsted Elementary, it proudly displays the following flags:


We reached out to administration at the school asking for an explanation for these flags being displayed in a school home to elementary students.

If we hear back from the administration, we’ll publish their explanation.

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