Columbus Day Revived in Conn. Town as School Board Fights ‘Cancel Culture’

Jan 17, 2023 186

A small Connecticut town just took a big step to observe and honor Christopher Columbus. After a decade of holding class on the second Monday in October, Columbus Day will once again be celebrated during the 2024-25 school year in New Canaan.

The New Canaan Board of Education passed a motion 5-4 on Monday to reestablish the holiday. The board voted largely along party lines, with most Republican members voting in favor of reviving the holiday and Democrats voting against, according to the New Canaan Advertiser.

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