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Florida’s History Curriculum Is Better Than the Lies about It

Posted on AllSides July 25th, 2023
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Jeenah Moon/Reuters

When the government’s schools teach the nation’s history, politics is unavoidable. In a democracy, it is healthy to have such debates openly. What is not helpful is lying to the public about what is taught in schools. That is what Vice President Kamala Harris and others have been doing about Florida’s new curriculum standards for teaching African-American history, including the history of American slavery.

The new standards were approved by the Florida Department of Education last week as part of the state’s effort to free itself from the dictates of the College...

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