Time To Get Smart About CRT
Here are some FAQs and answers you might find helpful ....
1) What Is CRT?
"Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a branch of what we call Critical Social Justice (CSJ).
The fact is that proponents of this radical ideology will attempt to take over your cultural
institutions, including all educational institutions, and in order to fight it you absolutely
MUST understand it. There is no other way around it except straight through it.
However, once you understand how to identify and explain the problem, you will see
right through many of the games and tactics your opposition will try to use, and you will
know just how to defeat them.
"We will further note that opposition to CRT is a bipartisan issue. We are all Americans
who care about our children and their futures. Parents who find themselves aligned
with either major political party in the United States can see that teaching children
to disregard character and to measure people’s relative worth on the basis of skin
color, sex, or other immutable or variable characteristics is simply not an environment
conducive to the healthy development of children into good citizens. Though some of
the resources in this guide display strong partisan bias in some instances, they are
linked to because they nevertheless have important resources or information that you
might benefit from as you try to create a plan to stop CRT in your schools.
"To help you move forward, the toolkit below includes a crash course on Critical Race
Theory, which will be enough to get you caught up to the point that you will be able to
actively participate in efforts to stop it. "
2) How are other school districts dealing with balancing their support for diversity and inclusion with their opposition to CRT?
Resolution of the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District prohibiting the teaching of Critical Race Theory PLUS PASO ROBLES JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Resolution Condemning Racism
Johnston County (NC) School Board Policy Revision Banning CRT
3) I keep hearing that CRT is a college-level theory, taught mainly at law schools, and is simply NOT being taught in elementary, middle or high schools .... is this true?
4) Are there curriculum alternatives that would ensure all perspectives are taught equally?
5) What are some examples of jargon that I should be aware of pertaining to this topic?