critical race theory

DCPS Superintendent Diana Greene speaks at a press conference at the DCPS administration building on June 14, 2021.
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Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) Superintendent Diana Greene held a press conference Monday morning where she discussed the district’s expanded summer programs along with how district curriculum will be impacted by Florida’s critical race theory ban.

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Florida’s new history curriculum standards banning critical race theory in public school classrooms won’t have any impact on Duval County’s curricula, according to a spokesperson for the county school board. 

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The State Board of Education is set to meet in Jacksonville Thursday to discuss, among other things, a controversial change to Florida’s history curriculum that critics say would make it difficult for teachers to accurately discuss slavery and the genocide of Native people.