It does not matter if individuals on the Confederate side abhorred slavery, they tacitly fought for and defended their government, which endorsed slavery as a inalienable right, an inextricable component of the economy, and an express reason for secession from the Union.
During introductions, we did not hear the affiliation “parent” more than a half-dozen times. That’s a big problem since parents are directly affected by changes to the education system because, as you might guess, their children experience the changes first-hand when they occur. We don’t even know how the task force members were selected or appointed. They were just…there. That’s also a problem.