CPS course nixed after Texas politician alleges critical race theory – The Dallas Morning News – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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AUSTIN — Despite some internal objections, Texas’ child welfare agency stopped offering two diversity-training courses to its caseworkers late last year, soon after a GOP gubernatorial challenger to Gov. Greg Abbott branded them as “Marxist” and replete with “critical race theory,” emails released by the department late Friday confirm.

The Department of Family and Protective Services also stopped requiring Child Protective Services employees who seek promotions to take the courses about two weeks after former Dallas state Sen. Don Huffines lambasted the curriculum as unnecessarily divisive.

Late Friday, department spokesmen did not immediately respond to a request for comment on why it stopped offering the training and whether it did so because

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