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Missouri in the 21st Century.
Bill prefiling for the Missouri General Assembly session started on December 1st.
Yet another bill, addressing a matter of great urgency for right wingnuts, filed today:
Prohibits public schools from using any curriculum implementing critical race theory
Sponsor: Schroer, Nick (107)
Proposed Effective Date: 8/28/2022
LR Number: 4178H.01I
Last Action: 12/06/2021 – Prefiled (H)
Bill String: HB 1815
Next House Hearing: Hearing not scheduled
Calendar: Bill currently not on a House calendar
The bill language:
SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1815
101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE SCHROER.
4178H.01I DANA RADEMAN MILLER, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 170, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to curricula used in
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 170, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 170.353, to read as follows:
170.353. 1. As used in this section, “curriculum implementing critical race theory” includes, but is not limited to, any curriculum that:
(1) Identifies people or groups of people, entities, or institutions in the United States as inherently, immutably, or systemically sexist, racist, biased, privileged, or oppressed; and
(2) Employs immutable, inherited, or objective characteristics such as race, income, appearance, family of origin, or sexual orientation to:
(a) Define a person’s identity;
(b) Classify persons into groups for any purpose including, but not limited to, the targeting of only certain groups for education, formation, indoctrination, viewpoint, or transformation;
(c) Perpetuate stereotypes; or
(d) Assign blame to categories of persons regardless of the actions of particular individuals.
2. For purposes of this section, a curriculum implementing critical race theory includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) The 1619 Project initiative of the New York Times;
(2) The Learning for Justice Curriculum of the Southern Poverty Law Center;
(3) Teaching Tolerance, or any successor curriculum;
(4) We Stories;
(5) Programs of Educational Equity Consultants; or
(6) Any other similar predecessor or successor curriculum.
3. No school district, charter school, or personnel or agent of such school district or charter school shall:
(1) Teach, use, or provide for use by any pupil any curriculum implementing critical race theory as part of any curriculum, course materials, or instruction in any course given in such school district or charter school; or
(2) Teach, affirm, or promote as an accurate account or representation of the founding and history of the United States of America any of the claims, views, or opinions presented in the 1619 Project as part of any curriculum, course materials, or instruction in any course given in such school district or charter school.
Show us on the curriculum or course materials where the actual facts influenced you…
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