(FOX NEWS) – After an outcry at a raucous public meeting over a previous decision to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day, the board of education at a New Jersey school district decided to strip all holiday names off of the school calendar.
So holidays like Thanksgiving will not be on the calendar and will simply be called "day off." Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur were also stripped off the calendar by the move. "If we don't have anything on the calendar, we don't have to have anyone be hurt feelings or anything like that," board member Dorene Roche said.
The board members made the move in an effort to not offend anyone who feels slighted by days that reference a person, holiday, or ethnic group.
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