Educators behind Florida’s African-American History Standards Push Back on Claims That It Whitewashes Slavery

July 28, 2023

Florida education officials approved new standards for teaching African American history recently, drawing fire from the media and progressive leaders including Vice President Kamala Harris. These attacks, as usual, don’t tell the whole story.

Here’s two articles you MUST read on this topic:

Florida’s History Curriculum Is Better Than the Lies about It

When the government’s schools teach the nation’s history, politics is unavoidable. In a democracy, it is healthy to have such debates openly. What is not helpful is lying to the public about what is taught in schools.

CNN panelist calls out VP Harris over ‘completely made up’ Florida slavery curriculum claim

CNN political commentator Scott Jennings called out Vice President Harris on Sunday over her claim that Florida’s middle school curriculum included lessons on how enslaved people “benefited from slavery.”

House Republicans Introduce the Commitment to America

House Republicans Introduce the Commitment to America

With themes of New Gingrich’s popular (and successful) Contract with America, GOP House Leader Kevin McCarthy and his Republican colleagues have launched the Commitment to America, setting a bold, innovative agenda to advance opportunity for all Americans. Check out the video below.

What Are Parents’ Rights in Education?

What Are Parents’ Rights in Education?

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed the Parental Rights in Education bill (HB1557). The bill prohibits classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity for students in kindergarten through third grade.

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