Governor condemns tweet offering a ‘bounty’ on teachers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu on Thursday denounced a conservative group’s offer to pay $500 to the first person who “catches” a public school teacher violating New Hampshire’s new limits on the discussion of systemic racism and other topics.Sununu had opposed an earlier version of the legislation that echoed a Trump administration…

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Texas Senate votes to nix teaching requirement calling white supremacy ‘morally wrong’

The Texas state Senate has passed legislation that would repeal requirements to teach the history of white supremacy and the ways “in which it is morally wrong,” among other lessons pertaining to prominent people of color and women.The Republican-led upper chamber passed the measure, known as Senate Bill 3, in a 18-4 vote on Friday.The legislation…

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Amid growing critical race theory legislation, education experts say textbook content could be next

Kathyrn Garra was horrified to see dozens of angry parents show up to a school board meeting in Naples, Florida, last month to try to stop the Collier County School Board from approving new textbooks.The parents argued that the books should be ousted because the publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, had shared blog posts about racial…

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Trump Hits Back At Gen. Milley Over Critical Race Theory Comments: ‘Sad And Pathetic’

Topline Former President Donald Trump laid into General Mark Milley Friday over viral comments he made in support of critical race theory on Capitol Hill, continuing his attacks on the loosely defined academic framework that’s become a subject of derision on the right.  ORLANDO, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 28: Former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the…

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Trump Says Critical Race Theory Borders On ‘Psychological Abuse’

Topline One day before the first celebration of Juneteenth as a nationally recognized federal holiday, former President Donald Trump tore into President Joe Biden for embracing “critical race theory”—a loosely defined academic framework that’s become the newest front in the culture wars—and went as far as to claim teaching the theory verges on “psychological abuse.”…

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