Texas Gov. Abbott signs anti-critical race theory bill
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed legislation on Tuesday outlining how state schools can teach students about race and racism and forbidding schools from teaching that individuals bear responsibility for actions committed by people in the past because of their race.
It's the latest GOP-backed state bill to take aim at what is known as critical race theory, which examines how race and racism have impacted history and the present-day United States.
The Texas measure, House Bill 3979, doesn't actually use the term or address critical race theory, but it does echo other GOP...