DeSantis Doesn’t Want Florida Schools Teaching ‘Hate’ With ‘Critical Race Theory’Epoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday announced that his administration will be proposing to ban the teaching of “unsanctioned narratives like critical race theory” in state schools. The Republican governor told reporters during a press briefing that he was looking to reform state’s school curricula to “expressly exclude… critical race theory” because it “teaches kids to hate their country.” DeSantis stressed that he is seeking legislative authorization to implement the statewide measure, named the Civic Literacy Excellence Initiative, even though it isn’t necessary to do so. “There’s no room in our classrooms for things like critical race theory. Teaching kids to hate their country and to hate each other is not worth one red cent of taxpayer money,” DeSantis said. He noted that federal money from the latest COVID-19 relief bill would be used to push civics education “with foundational concepts” as opposed to “unsanctioned narratives like critical race theory.” …Read More

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