The Sun Prairie School Board on Monday May 9 unanimously approved a proclamation in recognition of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month during the same meeting that a mother of AAPI students remarked that the district’s teachers are not communicating effectively with parents.

Read by Chandu Vemuri, an AAPI resident who works as executive assistant to the school board and district leadership team, the proclamation recounts the history of AAPI Month and notes the fact that AAPI student make up 10% of the Sun Prairie Area School District student population (read the entire proclamation with the electronic version of this story at