The author of model legislation that seeks to ban progressive “action civics” curriculum at the state level told Breitbart News the reports that Biden Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is retreating from requiring federal grants to be tied to the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) or the 1619 Project is “bogus window dressing, nothing more.”
Stanley Kurtz, who penned the Partisanship Out of Civics Act, a model for legislation that seeks to ban action or protest civics at the state level, responded to some reports that stated Cardona had backed away, in a blog post, from requiring applications for American History and Civics grants to be linked to projects involving CRT or the 1619 Project.
Cardona reportedly made the change in response to thousands of negative comments about the race-focused instruction.
Kurtz, however, cautioned those viewing the blog post as a triumph.
“It’s a serious mistake to interpret this