Florida district cancels seminar over race theory concerns

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Osceola County, Florida, school district cancels history seminar. Professor says presentation had no reference to critical race theory. Critical race theory is a way of thinking about America's history through the lens of racism. It centers on the idea that racism is systemic in the nation's institutions.
4 months ago·Miami, United States

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The Independent

Florida district cancels seminar over race theory concerns

School administrators in a central Florida county canceled a seminar for history teachers on the U.S. civil rights movement, in part, because it hadn’t been screened to make sure it was free of critical race theory

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Associated Press News

Florida district cancels seminar over race theory concerns

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — School administrators in a central Florida county canceled a seminar for history teachers on the U.S. civil rights movement, in part, because it had not been screened to make sure it was free of critical race…

4 months ago·United States
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The Washington Post

Florida district cancels seminar over race theory concerns

School administrators in a central Florida county canceled a seminar for history teachers on the U.S. civil rights movement, in part, because it hadn’t been screened to make sure it was free of critical race theory

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Newsweek

COVID, not critical race theory, to blame for school seminar's cancellation, district says

The cancellation comes after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed to push for legislation banning critical race theory from being taught in schools.

4 months ago·United States
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Raw Story

Florida school district cancels civil rights seminar as educators face a 'climate of fear' and censorship

A professor’s civil rights history seminar for teachers was canceled by a Florida school district due to concern that the professor was endorsing Critical Race Theory (CRT). But according to NBC News, the professor's lecture had nothing to do with CRT.J. Michael Butler's seminar, titled, “The Long Civil Rights Movement,” claims that the civil rights movement began long before Martin Luther King Jr. “There’s a climate of fear, an atmosphere creat…

4 months ago·United States
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NBC News

Florida school district cancels professor’s civil rights lecture over critical race theory concerns

Critical race theory concerns played a role in a Florida school district cancelling a civil rights lecture.

4 months ago·United States
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