San Antonio Report: New Texas Law That Keeps “Critical Race Theory” Out of Public Schools Now In Effect

A more restrictive law designed to keep “critical race theory” out of Texas public schools went into effect Thursday.

Under the new law, a “teacher may not be compelled to discuss a widely debated and currently controversial issue of public policy or social affairs.” The law doesn’t define what a controversial issue is. If a teacher does discuss these topics, they must “explore that topic objectively and in a manner free from political bias.”

It also requires at least one teacher and one campus administrator at each school district to attend a civics training program that will teach educators how race and racism should be taught in Texas schools.

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