This summer, I am teaching in an "enrichment program" for "underprivileged" children. That I teach them Latin may amuse you; I can assure you that it is not actually amusing.
Many of them have reading, writing, and mathematical skills that could--and should--be much better. So what are we teaching them? You guessed it!
These are kids who, when asked what happened to General Washington after the Revolutionary War, suggest that he was assassinated. These are kids who, when presented with the name "Agamemnon," and having had it pronounced for them, cannot pronounce it themselves. They don't know anything about history--their own or anyone else's--and they can't really read.
I don't believe that "environmental justice" (whatever that means) is a worthwhile thing to teach anyone. But it certainly should not take precedence over the English language and basic arithmetic.