Unfortunately, students in yet another southern state will turn the page to the next chapter of nonsense in public education following the signing today of new laws that curb race-related education in Georgia.
Gov. Bryan Kemp signed the “divisive concepts” bill aimed at shutting education on race in the classroom, and the “Parent’s Bill of Rights.”
The legislation restricts schools and teachers from sharing academics that suggest the United States is racist.
In other words, lie.
“Divisive concepts” comes on the heels of the manufactured controversy about Critical Race Theory that’s been making its rounds among Republicans who want to appear strong to their base, especially those up for re-election this Fall.
CRT, which has long been taught with college curriculum associated with roughly a handful of courses, has been maligned by Republicans using their evergreen racist playbook.
Opinion: The notion that Republicans are targeting education on race is as predictable as it’s dumbfounding considering most Americans don’t even know about CRT. That’s according to a Reuters poll released in July of last year that indicates the general public en mass didn’t understand what Critical Race Theory is.
‘Murica for ya.
With Florida, Arizona and Texas already enacting similar constraints on education, it’s hard not to wonder which Red-leaning state will follow suit, and what new title they’ll give racism.
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