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Florida board of education passes rule banning critical race theory in classrooms

7 days ago   |   By NBC News

Several groups, including the Florida Teachers union, which represents teachers across Florida, opposed the rule change stating that it would do a greater disservice to students to cover up history.
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Critical Race Theory Banned From Florida Public Schools Curriculum

7 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The measure was pushed by Governor Ron DeSantis.
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Florida bans 'critical race theory' from its classrooms

7 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's state Board of Education banned “critical race theory” from public school classrooms on Thursday, adopting new rules it said would shield schoolchildren from curricula that could “distort historical events.”
Florida's move was widely expected as a national debate intensifies about how race should be used as a lens in classrooms to examine the country's tumultuous history.
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis appeared by video at the top of the meeting, urging the members, many of whom he appointed, to adopt the new measures that he suggested would serve students with...
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Kim Jong Un told North Korea's government to 'get fully prepared for...

Kim Jong Un told North Korea's government to 'get fully prepared for confrontation' with the US

Summary List Placement North Korea's leader told his government to prepare for confrontation with the United States. Kim Jong Un addressed his government on Thursday, and the... Read more ...

US Open cut line 2021: Projected cut, rules, updates for Friday's leaderboard

US Open cut line 2021: Projected cut, rules, updates for Friday's leaderboard

Who will miss the cut at the U.S. Open in 2021? Check out the live leaderboard and cut line after Round 2 on Friday at Torrey Pines. Read more ...

1 dead, 3 hurt from quadruple shooting in Durham

1 dead, 3 hurt from quadruple shooting in Durham

Four people were shot in the 1600 block of Holloway Street in Durham Thursday night, Durham police say. Read more ...

Nets-Bucks Game 7 will be Brooklyn's biggest game in 65 years

Nets-Bucks Game 7 will be Brooklyn's biggest game in 65 years

Well, there's no need to be coy about this: Game 7 of this Eastern Conference semifinal between the Nets and the Bucks will be the biggest sporting event conducted in Brooklyn... Read more ...

Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

MILWAUKEE - Khris Middleton scored 38 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 30 and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed in a 104-89 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night... Read more ...

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

The Nets' Kevin Durant deserves a pass for Game 6, no questions asked. He doesn't get one in Game 7 versus the Bucks. Read more ...

Slow poke: Hendricks wins 7th start in row, Cubs blank Mets

Slow poke: Hendricks wins 7th start in row, Cubs blank Mets

NEW YORK - Kyle Hendricks is showing velocity isn't everything. Read more ...

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson, fresh off his PGA Championship victory, struggled in Thursday's first round of the U.S. Open, shooting a 4-over-par 75. Read more ...

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

ATLANTA - Charlie Morton didn't allow a hit until the seventh inning and took a shutout into the eighth, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Thursday... Read more ...

Cruz hopes McConaghey for Texas Gov. ‘doesn't happen' but calls him formidable

Cruz hopes McConaghey for Texas Gov. ‘doesn't happen' but calls him formidable

Ted Cruz said Thursday he is hoping Matthew McConaughey doesn't run for Texas governor, but the Republican senator admitted the charming actor would be a “formidable” candidate. Read more ...