Senate Democrats push for history lessons spanning ethnicities, identities in Michigan schools
Democrats in the Michigan Senate have introduced legislation that would require public schools to include lessons about the cultures of people of color and indigenous communities in their social studies curriculum. Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a framework in education aimed at fostering understanding of race and racism on an institutional and structural level. Conservatives in Michigan argue that critical race theory inaccurately characterizes U.S. history and could sow division among students. Related:Critical Race theory isn’t taught in Michigan schools, so why is it such a hot topic? - mlive.comAmid debate over critical race theory, Michigan college creates K-12 curriculum based on conservative perspectivesCandidate for governor threatens to wipe out Education Department over Critical Race Theory.mlive.com
Virginia Gov. Youngkin's day-one executive orders include investigating Loudon County officials, CRT ban
Virginia’s newly sworn in Republican governor Glenn Youngkin signed 11 executive actions on his first day in office including ending the use of Critical Race Theory, investigating wrongdoing in Loudoun county Virginia, and allowing parents to decide if their children wear masks in schools.news.yahoo.com
Ted Cruz's new e-book on Critical Race Theory argues that seeking equity in the US is really calling for 'discrimination' against white people
Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican of Texas, taught school board candidates that Critical Race Theory is "taking our schools by a storm." Now his lecture is being circulated as an e-book among conservatives.news.yahoo.com
Michigan Civil Rights Commission says Critical Race Theory ban would censor teachers
As it is not currently being taught in K-12 schools anywhere in Michigan, both bills would preemptively prevent Critical Race Theory in classrooms. Conservatives in Michigan argue that Critical Race Theory inaccurately characterizes U.S. history and could sow division among students. Related: Candidate for governor threatens to wipe out Education Department over Critical Race Theory. The only Republican member of the commission, Ira Combs, Jr., said he doesn’t believe Critical Race Theory is a legitimate terminology. - mlive.comAmid debate over critical race theory, Michigan college creates K-12 curriculum based on conservative perspectives - mlive.comMichigan lawmakers debate bill to ban critical race theory in schools - mlive.comBerated and interrogated: School board meetings have become untenable amid mask mandates, critical race theory - mlive.commlive.com
Candidate for governor threatens to wipe out Education Department over Critical Race Theory. Actually, he can’t.
Michigan gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley this week released a statement threatening to eliminate the state Department of Education if it didn’t immediately address his concerns -- he wants to ban Critical Race Theory and mandate that all classes be livestreamed. But legal experts say there would be one big thing standing in his way: the state constitution. Kelley is among the Republicans in Michigan and nationwide outraged by Critical Race Theory -- a framework in education that helps everyday people understand race and racism on an institutional and structural level. But the state constitution is pretty clear on the department’s existence, he said. More on MLive:Critical Race Theory isn’t taught in Michigan schools, so why is it such a hot topic?mlive.com
Indiana teacher who exposed CRT teaching put on leave, has email locked, banned from school buildings
An Indianapolis school administrator who went viral for explaining how his district is pushing Critical Race Theory on children has been locked out of his email and Google Drive accounts and been told to work from home because he was causing other staff members “anxiety.”news.yahoo.com
Some Gen Z job applicants are scrubbing campus political activism from their resumes
Gen Z Is the most politically active generation in decades. But some members don't want future employers to know that. As they try to launch their careers, some young job applicants are scrubbing political activism from their resumes to avoid offending future employers.washingtonpost.com
Virginia judge allows parent group's forward motion in petition to oust school board member
A Virginia-based parent organization advocating for the ouster of five Loudoun County School Board members scored a small victory in its bid to remove one member after a judge ruled that the group's recall petition could advance to trial.news.yahoo.com
Texas parents accused a Black principal of teaching critical race theory. The district has now suspended him.
The decision followed several weeks of controversy during which James Whitfield tried to publicly clear his name. Some students have come to their principal's defense as parents demand his termination.washingtonpost.com
Poll: The real reason Republicans are so riled up about 'critical race theory'
The clash over "critical race theory" — aside from whatever the term now connotes in the public imagination — appears to be a supercharged spinoff of a deeper dispute between conservatives and pretty much every other group in the United States.news.yahoo.com
The GOP’s Sharia Law Liars Are Hyping Critical Race Theory Now
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastSave yourselves! Run from the latest menace unleashed by the Marxist forces of wokeness to indoctrinate our children, replace our democracy, and threaten our cherished American values! Critical Race Theory is right around the corner!If we don’t immediately cancel and ban it, it will soon take over the country and transform our innocent, naive youth into anti-American socialists who reject the gospel of capitalism, believe structural racism existsnews.yahoo.com