Tennessee Lawmakers Advance Bill to Ban Critical Race Theory Instruction in Public Schools

Republican lawmakers advanced legislation Monday that would make Tennessee the latest state to ban the instruction of certain concepts related to race and racism in public schools. The House Education Administration Committee voted 12-3 to prohibit teaching elements of critical race theory, which is the study of how race and racism affect individuals and society.

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