Gov. Ron DeSantis: Florida students will be taught communism is evil
Civics education will be expanded in Florida, including instruction about communist and totalitarian governments, and state universities will be prevented from quashing conservative ideology under bills Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed.
Gov. DeSantis knocks critical race theory in push to change civics education in Florida
Ron DeSantis is looking to make changes to Florida’s civics education curriculum. [TRENDING: How to celebrate St. Patty’s Day at theme parks | Florida’s texting-driving law rarely enforced | Massive manta ray photobombs surfer]“We’re releasing a $106 million proposal to make Florida the national leader in civics education,” DeSantis said. — Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) March 17, 2021In making his pitch, the governor also took swipes at critical race theory. According to Purdue University, critical race theory scholarship shows how racism continues to be persuasive and why it denies individuals their constitutional rights. Ad“Let me be clear there is no room in our classrooms for things like critical race theory, teaching kids to hate their country and to hate each other is not worth one red cent of taxpayer money,” DeSantis said.