Dozens of Florida teachers are reportedly resigning from Hernando County Schools due to state laws and directives that they say restrict their ability to do their jobs.
The Black Lives Matter movement, Black feminist literary thought, Black queer studies, and slavery reparations are no longer subjects to be taught in Advanced Placement classes nationwide.
This could move the college, a haven for marginalized students, away from diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, as well as teaching of critical race theory.
The course was launched this academic year in 60 schools across the country and is set to expand to hundreds of high schools before all schools can begin offering it in 2024-25.
Randi Weingarten criticized the atmosphere of fear among teachers and the attack on the freedom to read.
Florida did not include 54 of the 132 submitted textbooks on the state’s list. This represents a historic rejection of 41% of the books submitted for review.
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