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Public schools are the latest target of the right’s con culture

Posted on AllSides September 7th, 2023
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Media Bias, Media Watch, Right-Wing, Public Schools, Education, Culture War
Andrea Austria / Media Matters

The right's war on public education has reached its inevitable conclusion: fighting back against supposed liberal indoctrination in schools by empowering an explicitly right-wing organization to expose schoolchildren to flagrant conservative propaganda.

PragerU is creating partnerships with Republican-controlled states to put videos from its PragerU Kids offshoot — which it bills as a counter to ”the woke and anti-American leftist narrative taught in most schools” — in their classrooms. Oklahoma’s Department of Education announced on Tuesday that it will join Florida in treating PragerU Kids’ propagandistic work as legitimate educational content. 

More states will likely follow...

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