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Oklahoma State Board of Education met to adopt "emergency" rules on race instruction – HotAir

Oklahoma State Board of Education met to adopt "emergency" rules on race instruction – HotAir
What about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech?

The Oklahoma State Board of Education held a meeting Monday to listen to public comments on critical race theory before taking a vote on ’emergency’ rules on race instruction.Teacher unions continue to deny that critical race theory is taught to younger students and that it is reserved for students in higher education.The NEA, for example, plans to fund an “attack machine” against critics of critical race theory instruction in schools.The specific words critical race theory is not mentioned in the law and they were not used in the board meeting agenda.

” A number of community members who were given time to share their thoughts on the bill spoke out against critical race theory, though the law does not specifically name the concept, nor did the board meeting’s agenda items detailing the vote.The first member to take the stand cited some of those concepts when discussing the “tenets” of critical race theory, though experts have said the actual tenets of the theory, which asserts that racism is embedded in the country’s institutions, are not the same those being criticized and banned by Republicans in classrooms.

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