Texas public schools couldn’t require critical race theory lessons under bill given initial House approval

House Bill 3979 is part of a national effort by red-state legislatures to ban or limit critical race theory. That academic discipline examines how racism has shaped legal and social systems within the United States.

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune
Posted 5/11/21

The Texas House has given preliminary approval to legislation that takes aim at critical race theory and would limit what public school students can be taught about the United States’ history …

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