Parents, advocates call for legislation after Utah educators admit on video to using ‘loopholes’ to push CRT
February 2, 2023
Originally published at The Daily Caller
Parents, Advocates Call For Legislation After Utah Educators Admit On Video To Using ‘Loopholes’ To Push CRT
Reagan Reese | February 1, 2023
Parents and advocates are making a push for legislators to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT) from the classroom after a video showed Utah educators admitting to using “loopholes” to push social justice lessons, parents told the Daily Caller News Foundation.
CRT and activism lessons are being taught in the classroom despite parents being told by educators that they are not in the curriculum, educators of Jordan School District said, according to a video by Accuracy in Media, an investigative outlet. Following the video, parents and advocates in Utah are calling on legislators to enact an anti-CRT law to punish educators who teach such lessons, parents and advocates told the DCNF.
“Legislators can sense our frustration because we’re being told that it’s not being taught,” Nichole Mason, a Utah parent, told the DCNF. “I have made the plea to legislators to codify the resolution that Utah passed in the extraordinary session, roughly two years ago, in May, where they said that [schools] can’t teach that one group is superior or inferior to another, they can’t teach that individuals’ moral character is determined by the color of their skin, and they can’t teach that individuals are responsible for the actions of others throughout history.”
CRT holds that America is fundamentally racist, yet it teaches people to view every social interaction and person in terms of race. Its adherents pursue “antiracism” through the end of merit, objective truth and the adoption of race-based policies.