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Critics Accuse Educators of Blatant Deception Over CRT in the Classroom

A webcast of high-level California educators discussing how to teach critical race theory (CRT) has raised the ire of parents, teachers and organizations who’ve been told since early last summer that CRT is not being taught in K-12 schools. The three-hour webcast, called “Demystifying Critical Race Theory | Teaching Critical Race Theory in K-12 Classrooms” created by a group known as the Liberated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (LESMC) Coalition, was live streamed on YouTube Nov. 20. The coalition is composed of 18 core advisors and has about 70 members. Three members of the coalition who participated in the webcast were part of an advisory committee, appointed in 2019, which developed the now state-mandated program that California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law in 2021 requiring ethnic studies as a requirement for high school graduation starting in the 2029–30 school year. The process became controversial when a draft was released that …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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