Kansas lawmakers want schools to post class lessons online as a tool against critical race theory

A proposed Parents’ Bill of Rights would require Kansas school districts to create an “academic transparency portal”
By: | February 16, 2022

WICHITA, Kansas — In the battle over critical race theory and how to teach about topics like racism or history in Kansas schools, conservative activists and lawmakers have a new clarion call: curriculum transparency.

They want schools to be more open about what they’re teaching, and they want districts to put classroom and training materials online for the public to see. They also want more oversight of materials centered on race, gender or sexuality, or other topics they think are inappropriate for youngsters.

A proposed Parents’ Bill of Rights would require Kansas school districts to create an “academic transparency portal” on their websites to post information on learning materials and activities.

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