The Florida Republican Governor has been resolute in moving hard to the political Right in his approval of education policy in his state….
He’s ignited a fire that seems to not want to go away….
In going TOOOOOO far to the Right to out flank Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican Presidential nomination?
He may lose his chance to be come President with the overall national vote which tend to be more middle of the road…..
Even Trump knows this….
Case in point….
His recent admonishment to his party people to leave Social Security and Medicare alone….
The state Department of Education contends that the class is “inexplicably contrary to Florida law.” A new education law championed by DeSantis requires lessons on race be taught in “an objective matter” and “not used to indoctrinate or persuade students to a particular point of view.” Some education advocates and teachers say the law is so broadly framed that it is having a chilling effect on the teaching of Black history.
“If he does not negotiate with the College Board to allow AP African American Studies to be taught in classrooms across the state of Florida, these three young people will be the lead plaintiffs in a historic lawsuit,” Crump said before he introduced the students.
Crump has been involved in several high-profile civil rights cases involving Black Americans and vowed that DeSantis “cannot exterminate our culture.”
The latest controversy in Florida education policies began this month, when the DeSantis administration said a pilot Advanced Placement course on Black history would not be approved by the state Department of Education because it violated state law and “lacks educational value.”
The state Education Department listed “concerns” in the curriculum, including topics covering “Intersectionality and Activism,” “Black Feminist Literary Theory” and “Black Queer Studies.”….