School Committee’s Investigation of Superintendent and Racist Graffiti Resources

We are collecting resources on school- and School Committee-related news regarding the School Committee investigation, and the racist graffiti incident, and public reaction to both.  These resources will be updated as new information becomes available.

Latest News Articles

Superintendent on Leave

Response from Dr. Easy and MCAD Filing

News articles on MCAD filing:

  • Metrowest Daily News 2/14/23: Wayland superintendent says he is victim of ‘racist microaggressions’.Superintendent of Schools Omar Easy has filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, saying he has been the victim of racism, “micro-aggressions” and prejudice by members of the School Committee and school staffers.
  • 2/12/23: Wayland superintendent alleges racial discrimination in new complaint. Wayland Public Schools Superintendent Omar Easy filed a complaint Friday against the Town of Wayland, the school district, and the School Committee alleging that he had suffered unlawful discrimination and retaliation. Easy was placed on administrative leave last Wednesday, two days before the complaint was filed.
  • Wayland Student Press Network 2/11/23: Superintendent Easy charges Wayland and School Committee members with discrimination. Superintendent Omar Easy filed a racial discrimination charge on Feb. 10, against the Wayland School Committee, Wayland Public Schools, Town of Wayland, School Committee Chair Chris Ryan and School Committee Vice Chair Ellen Greico. Easy filed this charge with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
  • Wayland Patch 2/11/23: Wayland Superintendent Alleges Racial Discrimination In MCAD Complaint. Wayland Superintendent Omar Easy has filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission on Discrimination that alleges a pattern of racial harassment by the school committee and other town employees, and sheds light on events that led to Easy suddenly being placed on leave Wednesday.

School Committee Decision

Investigation into complaints against Superintendent

Public Statements on School Environment and Investigation

School Committee Meetings:

Relevant School Committee Policies

Open Meeting Law Complaints against School Committee

Racist Graffiti at Wayland High School

News and Public Documents on Response

WTA Complaint Letters and School Committee Responses