Jumping into national debate, Pa. House panel approves bill to post school curriculums online
Rep. Andrew Lewis said his bill was needed because "a lot of parents, they don’t know what's being taught in school. And they should have that information at their fingertips."
Critical race theory protests in Pgh-area schools have ties to GOP organizing, right-wing media
Private schools such as Sewickley Academy and public school districts such as Fox Chapel, Gateway, and Mars Area are seeing pushes from parents and school board members to ban it.
Yes, we should be teaching critical race theory in public schools | Fletcher McClellan
In short, there is no critical race theory crisis in our public schools. It’s entirely made up. Just like the Big Lies about election fraud in 2020.
The fight over critical race theory is a solution in search of a problem | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
The GOP, traditionally seen as the “Grand Old Party” has devolved into the “Groveling Orange Party.”
Critical race theory: What it is and what it isn’t | Opinion
Critical race theory provides techniques to analyze U.S. history and legal institutions by acknowledging that racial problems do not go away when we leave them unaddressed.
Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race theory’
In one sign of a growing pushback, a teacher-led protest to “pledge to teach the truth” was scheduled for Saturday in 22 states.
The return of vacation season? | Five for Your Weekend
Happy Weekend, all. Associate Editor Cassie Miller here, reporting back after a few weeks in Alaska! Even fully vaccinated, I wasn’t sure my trip to the 49th state would happen this year after, well, everything, but it looks like I’m not the only one “getting back out there.” According to an April survey from Tripadvisor, an […]
Headed for a state park this Memorial Day Weekend? Get ready for the crowds | Five for the Weekend
Attendance is booming at Pa.'s state parks, officials say. But the usual pandemic rules stay in place.
The fight over critical race theory lands in Harrisburg; House GOP bill would punish districts that teach it | Thursday Morning Coffee
Teaching our children that they are inferior or inherently bad based on immutable characteristics such as race and sex can be extremely damaging to their emotional and mental well-being,' GOP Reps. Russ Diamond and Barb Gleim say.