Bill would bar critical race theory in DC schools – The Washington Post – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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A Republican congressman from Wisconsin introduced legislation this week that would ban D.C. schools from teaching critical race theory — the academic framework that examines the way policies and laws perpetuate systemic racism.

Because D.C. is not a state, Congress can enact laws that affect city functions. This bill marks the latest Republican attempt to introduce legislation on political issues — including guns, marijuana, school vouchers and abortion — that meddle in D.C. affairs and are not supported by local residents.

Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.), who introduced the latest legislation, said that critical race theory “teaches our children hate.” “In other words, students being taught that they are defined by the color of their skin, not the content of their character,” he said in a news release.

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