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Texas House passes bill to ban diversity offices at state-funded colleges, universities

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2023
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Public colleges and universities in the state of Texas would be prohibited from establishing or maintaining programs and offices that promote hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, sex, or other protected characteristics under a bill passed Monday by state lawmakers. In addition to banning so-called diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) offices, Senate Bill 17 would also prohibit taxpayer-funded schools from mandatory DEI training. The legislation identifies a DEI office as any office which provides different treatment to people based on race, sex, color or ethnicity and can...

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