NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he media need a fact check. When asked about whether or not CRT was taught in schools, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said simply that “It’s not.” After Glenn Youngkin’s win, Joy Reid spent a segment asserting that critical race theory is not “actually taught” in any public school.
We’re both educators. These assertions are patently false.
In most cases of such assertions, we assume naïveté. In others, however, schools have outright lied to parents about the issue. Indianapolis Public Schools advised their principals to tell parents that CRT is not taught in their schools while offering professional development for their teachers …
Something to Consider
If you enjoyed this article, we have a proposition for you: Join NRPLUS. Members get all of our content on the site including the digital magazine and archives, no paywalls or content meters, an advertising-minimal experience, and unique access to our writers and editors (through conference calls, social media groups, and more). And importantly, NRPLUS members help keep NR going.