Texas ‘Critical Race Theory’ Bill Limiting Teaching Of Current Events Signed Into Law

Texas is one of a handful of states that have approved legislation that prescribes how teachers discuss current events and prohibits students from receiving credit for participating in civic activities.

Many educators and education advocacy groups had opposed the bill, saying it limits honest conversations about race and racism in American society and will force teachers to equivocate on controversial or sensitive topics that will result in less educated students.

Governors in Idaho and Tennessee have signed similar bills into law with more than a dozen other states considering legislation.

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