The Texas legislature has approved a bill that would ban the teaching of concepts associated with Critical Race Theory and “action civics.”
The bill has now been sent to Gov. Greg Abbott (R).
We applaud the passage of HB 3979, which is a historic measure that protects Texas students from partisan indoctrination and state-funded racism, such as Critical Race Theory.https://t.co/eSBl5XSU8m
— Texas Public Policy Foundation (@TPPF) May 29, 2021
“This bill is a direct reflection of the 1964 Civil Rights Act,” Toth said. “It echoes Dr. King’s wish that we should judge people on the content of their character, not their skin.”
The bill prohibits teachers from discussing concepts related to