College Board Removes CRT Themes from AP African-American Studies Course after DeSantis Pushback

Posted on AllSides February 2nd, 2023
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The College Board on Wednesday announced changes to the framework of its Advanced Placement African-American studies course after receiving pushback from Florida governor Ron DeSantis and other conservatives.

Florida rejected the pilot AP course, with critics arguing that a part of the course focused on contemporary political and culture controversies centered on hard-left voices and left out conventional liberal and conservative perspectives.

DeSantis told reporters last month that the course advocates for radical political positions and attempts to indoctrinate students. He specifically took issue with one section of the course focused on “Black Queer...

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