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Florida Blocks African American Studies Program

Summary by Political Wire
Florida has blocked the College Board from testing a pilot Advanced Placement African American Studies curriculum in the state saying the curriculum “is inexplicably contrary to Florida law and significantly lacks educational value."
Published 2 months ago · Tallahassee, United States

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