BOOM! Newly elected school board bans critical race theory at first meeting.
Published on 18.11.2022
While rank-and-file Republicans are frustrated by the disappointing results of the 2022 midterm elections, Republicans have still won many local school board and state-level education polls.
In a sign of bipartisan frustration with Democrats’ education policy, Republican Tom Horne was one of the few Republicans to win a state-level victory in Arizona.
He beat incumbent Democratic candidate Kathy Hoffman to become Superintendent of Public Instruction in Arizona, the highest post in education.
In school boards where Republicans won a majority, many quickly implemented a conservative educational program.
The Berkeley County School Board in South Carolina voted 6-2 to ban Critical Race Theory from its schools in its first meeting with the newly elected school board.
The school board called Critical Race Theory “A worldview – one that believes that all events and ideas that surround us in politics, education, entertainment and media, the workplace and beyond. beyond must be explained in terms of racial identities. »
The Daily Caller reports: After being elected to the school board on Nov. 8, six members backed by parent education advocacy group Moms for Liberty banned Critical Race Theory (TRC) and set up a process to weed out the books sexually explicit from their first meeting.
On Tuesday, the Berkeley County School Board in South Carolina passed a resolution 6 to 2 banning the teaching of CRT in the classroom and voted 8 to 0 to create a committee to review books flagged for sexually explicit content. The board also voted 6 to 3 to fire school district superintendent Deon Jackson and district attorney Tiffany Richardson.
“A lot of people in the community know that these candidates support parental rights, but not only do they support transparency,” Christi Dixon, president of the Berkeley County Moms for Liberty chapter, told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “They want to make sure the schools are safe. They want to make sure that financially, [l’école] is responsible for all funding. »