Critical race theory, equity a ‘distraction’ from real education crisis: Expert – Fox News – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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A focus on teaching critical race theory and equity is a distraction from the poor literacy rate among America’s students, said American Enterprise Institute senior fellow Ian Rowe. 

In 2019, only 35% of fourth graders performed at or above the proficient level on the National Assessment of Education Progress, one point lower than in 2017, but seven points higher than in 1992, the first year the test was administered. 

Among eighth graders, only 34% scored at or above proficient, three points lower than in 2017. Thirty-seven percent of twelfth graders performed at or above proficient. 

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“One of the greatest trends in education that’s very troubling that existed even before the pandemic is a national literacy crisis,” Rowe told Fox News Digital at the Milken Institute 2022 Global Conference. “And yet we have these massive distractions around critical race theory and fights for equity.” 

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