Critical Race Theory in the Classroom
Critical race theory, the idea that to understand American history you must consider the role of race and racism, has become a hot topic among state lawmakers, school officials, teachers, parents and students across the country.
That’s in public and private schools, including Columbus Academy, which recently declined to re-enroll the children of two parents who have launched a campaign against the school for how it teaches about racism and race.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: how school districts and teachers are dealing with the sudden backlash over critical race theory.
- Alissa Widman Neese, education reporter, The Columbus Dispatch
- Jennifer Adair, Columbus City Board of Education President
- Vida Robertson, Director, Center for Critical Race Studies at the University of Houston-Downtown
- Ashley Varner, Vice President, Communications and Federal Affairs, Freedom Foundation
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