Culture, Politics, States

DeSantis: American School Grooming is Worse Than China

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ Press Secretary Christina Pushaw claimed critics of the Sunshine State’s recent decision to reject dozens of mathematics books for containing “indoctrinating concepts” need a “reality check.” Pushaw added that a homework assignment in Misourri that used questionable topics shows that it’s “no wonder China is winning” when it comes to education.

On Saturday, The Daily Wire reported that the Florida Department of Education announced that after a recent review, 41% of proposed K-12 mathematics books intended for use during the 2022-2023 public school year did not meet state academic standards due to their apparent inclusion of Critical Race Theory principles and other controversial approaches to education.

Some critics wondered how an arithmetic textbook could ever run afoul of such standards…

“One question from the ‘Person Puzzle’ worksheet asked if Nobel Laureate poet Maya Angelou was ‘sexually abused by her mother’s’ boyfriend, brother or father. Another question asked whether the writer worked as a ‘pimp, prostitute’ and bookie, ‘Drug Dealer’ or ‘Night Club Dancer’ to support her son as a single mother,” Defending Education noted. Read more…

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