NEWS BRIEFS: Critical Race Theory Under Attack

Michelle Goldberg writes in the New York Times: “Consider what just happened in Idaho, where last week Boise State University suspended dozens of classes, online and in-person, dealing with different aspects of diversity. This week, they were reinstated, but online only and “asynchronously,” without any live discussions. These suspensions happened the day before the Idaho State Senate voted to cut $409,000 from the school’s budget, an amount meant to reflect what Boise State spends on social justice programs. The budget bill also banned state colleges and universities from using any appropriated funds to “support social justice ideology student activities, clubs, events and organizations on campus,” and requires schools to report all social justice spending to the Legislature. The Idaho Statesman quoted one lawmaker saying of schools, “They’re going to get the message.” Read more here.

The situation in Florida


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