The most current society war in education is staying fought over how schools instruct racial difficulties and episodes in U.S. historical past. That has led to a slew of state legislative steps that limit or ban conversations touching on the sensitive subject matter of race. Some lengthen the prohibition to educating about sexism.
FutureEd has recognized 47 costs introduced or prefiled this calendar year in 23 condition legislatures that restrict instructing on these subject areas. Alabama, Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah have enacted 11 of these bills, signed into legislation by their Republican governors.