After College Board, the educational monopoly that oversees college prep, SAT and PSAT testing, and AP courses for high schoolers, submitted its experimental Advanced Placement course on African-American Studies to state leaders, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis rejected the curriculum for use in public schools in the Sunshine State last week. DeSantis called the curriculum a violation of state law due to its reliance on critical race theory. As my colleague Joy Pullmann has argued in these pages, every conservative state leader should do the same.
The apparent critical race theory course masquerading as AP African-American Studies isn’t College Board’s only foray into politics. Pullmann noted that its other history courses, including European, United States, and World History, have been “infused with identity politics and anti-American