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Red State Governor Signs Bill Rolling Back ‘Diversity, Equity And Inclusion’ Programs

Posted on AllSides January 31st, 2024
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Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill Tuesday to ban diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) departments at public universities and government-funded employers in the state, according to a press release. The legislation bans trainings that “promote differential treatment” of individuals on the basis of sex and race and will eliminate offices that enforce the tenets of DEI. The law also appropriates funds for “student success and support” programs, which Cox said would “help all Utah students succeed regardless of their background,” according to a press release. (RELATED: Elite University...

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