Florida board of education approves DeSantis' rule banning critical race theory

Florida board of education approves DeSantis' rule banning critical race theory

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Florida board of education approves DeSantis' rule banning critical race theory

The Florida Board of Education on Thursday approved a rule that Gov. Ron DeSantis advanced in order to ban teaching certain ideas about race and history.

advanced in order to ban teaching certain ideas about race and history.The rule reads:"Instruction on the required topics must be factual and objective and may not suppress or distort significant historical events, such as the Holocaust, and may not define American history as something other than the creation of a new nation based largely on universal principles stated in the Declaration of Independence."

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The rule came as part of a broader push by DeSantis and other Republicans to eliminate what they say are manifestations ofcritical race theoryin schools. DeSantis' office told Fox News that the rule excludes the term"critical race theory" because"CRT isn't the only issue."

"No child should be classified as a ‘victim’ or ‘oppressor’ based on their race or ethnicity," said DeSantis press secretary Christina Pushaw. DESANTIS CONDEMNS CRITICAL RACE THEORY, SAYS IT WON'T BE TAUGHT IN FLORIDA CLASSROOMS"Race essentialism in any form is destructive, especially in a diverse society where each person should be judged only by the content of their character, not the color of their skin."  headtopics.com

Arguments about CRT in history tend to revolve around assertions in the"1619 Project," a controversial piece that argues the institution of slavery was the nation's true founding. According to its author, it also casts doubt on how U.S. history has traditionally been taught by emphasizing slavery's influence on American society.

In awebinar last month, author Nikole Hannah Jones plainly stated that her project was intended to be supplemental to standard curriculum and that it was intentionally making an argument about how to view U.S. history. Read more: Fox News »

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Racism is alive and well. Keep up the white washing of history! Bless their hearts RACISM AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL!!!! 'Republican Board of Education'... That's as much of an oxymoron as 'Educated Republican Voters'. If I still lived in Florida, I’d simply tell my kids that Ron is the racist to avoid. Republicans don't like hearing the truth. They can't have their cult listening to facts

This disgusts me. How a group of white Americans in Govt can conspire to hide history is criminal. A huge win for society, for all of us. I'm enduring THIS to take notes.... Because IF someone happens to ask me about THIS around a LATER TIME I WILL BE TRUTHFUL!

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The Onion’s Guide To Critical Race TheoryA mounting effort by some Republican lawmakers to ban the teaching of critical race theory in U.S. schools has prompted debate about what it is and its place in American education. The Onion answers the most common questions about critical race theory and the debate surrounding its teaching. Bruh... 😏 If it is in schools, it should be taught as a idea and not as fact. Same as Marxism. Onion misses with this one.

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Nevada Family Alliance wants teachers to wear body cameras to keep critical race theory out of schools'If police do a better job interacting with the public when they are wearing body cameras, how much more important is it for teachers to do the same?' the Nevada Family Alliance asked. please someone, without some snarky ass comment, explain to me what is so wrong with critical race theory? anyone For Christ’s sakes this is beyond ridiculous- signed a 25 year AP US History teacher. Wait... Is this because Police have to wear body cameras so we can tell when they’re killing someone out of fear or negligence rather than self defense or preservation of human life? Body cams to make sure teachers don’t tell kids Racists ruled the country for generations? 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

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