The Biden administration claimed it was an “error” when the Department of Education linked a booklet to a radical activist group that advances critical race theory in schools, distancing itself from the organization to the relief of South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. does.
Wilson, the current president of the Republican Attorney General’s Association (RAGA), called the administration’s withdrawal a victory for the families.
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“This is a big win for parents. The Biden administration is calling its rule-making and radical ties an error as @RepublicanAGs pressured them to do the right thing,” Wilson tweeted Wednesday afternoon.
LBL contacted Raga for additional comment but did not immediately respond.
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DOE’s “Abolitionist Teaching Network”Guide to Racial Justice and Abolitionist Social and Emotional EducationIn his handbook as a “roadmap” for schools intended to reopen safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
That guide calls for “a commitment from students, families, and teachers to learn from ways that disrupt whiteness and other forms of harassment.”
On Wednesday, the Biden administration claimed it was all a mistake.
“The department does not endorse the recommendations of this group, nor do they reflect the position of our policy,” education Department said in a statement. “Including this quote was an error in a long document.”
LBL’ Jessica Chasmar contributed to this report.