Biden Education Department Says It Was an ‘Error’ to Push CRT Activist HandbookEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The White House said that it was a mistake to promote an activist handbook that included critical race theory (CRT) in schools. “The Department does not endorse the recommendations of this group, nor do they reflect our policy positions,” the Department of Education (DOE) said in a statement, referring to a book from the Abolitionist Teaching Network called “Guide for Racial Justice & Abolitionist Social and Emotional Learning.” The agency added that “it was an error in a lengthy document to include this citation.” The Abolitionist Teaching Network’s Twitter, which uses jargon that’s heavily used by CRT proponents or individuals within the “antiracist” movement, describes itself as an activist group that promotes “liberation” for “Black, Brown, and Indigenous folx, inclusive of all intersecting identities.” The group also calls (pdf) on educators to “remove all punitive or disciplinary practices that spirit murder Black, Brown, and Indigenous children” and to “build a school culture that engages …Read More

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