Many states have either passed or proposed bans on teaching Critical Race Theory in schools. The bills seem to have less to do with education and more to do with political culture wars. But what exactly is Critical Race Theory. This week, instead of asking a politician, I went to an educator. Rosalind Fisher is an instructor of Sociology at the University of West Florida. I asked her for the origin story of the theory.
Some states invest a lot educating students, but will those students stick around so states can get a return on that investment? That’s the topic of today’s Academic Minute