Good teachers know that if something is relevant to their students’ experiences, it needs to be a part of their education. Yet teaching about racism in schools is now drawing feverish condemnation from conservatives, particularly over “critical race theory.” Teachers like myself are being accused of “indoctrinating” students, or of introducing extraneous racial issues that don’t belong in school.

But, in fact, they do.

About the writer: Glenn Sacks teaches social studies at James Monroe High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District. This column was produced for The Progressive magazine and distributed by the Tribune News Service.

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Rottweiler

Why don’t you teach about personal responsibility..,it’s 2021, enough with this fantasy

Yea, Buddy

Indeed, Rott

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