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Florida school standards targeted for revisions

Florida’s State Board of Education on Wednesday will consider adopting a wide-ranging overhaul of curriculum standards across multiple subjects in public schools, including guidelines for teaching civics and government courses and Holocaust education. In documents outlining the proposed standards, the state Department of Education said that the requirements would reflect priorities such as teaching “a […]

Florida’s largest teacher union is against banning critical race theory in classrooms

Critical race theory has made headlines in recent weeks as Gov. Ron DeSantis seeks to permanently ban it from Florida classrooms. Critical race theory is an academic movement that seeks to examine the law as it intersects with race. Supporters of the movement say it’s not about replacing history but instead, about examining it holistically […]