Not getting into it: How Critical Race Theory laws are cutting short classroom conversations

Educators are feeling the strain of new rules, policies, and laws that dictate (sometimes unclearly) what they may or may not be able to discuss when it comes to racism and its history in the United States.

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Journal Prompts

Do you live in a state with new rules, policies, or laws regarding discussing racism in the classroom? If yes, how has this affected your teaching? If no, have any bills been put forward introducing these restrictions? Do you see these laws as helpful or harmful to educators and students?

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