August 1, 2021

Campus Progressives Attack Conservatives Who Defend Education

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A response to the Washington Post.

The education of our children is a sacred trust. It’s perhaps the single most important task given to parents and local communities. Education shapes the moral, intellectual, and vocational trajectory of the rising generation while informing their understanding of the past and hopes for the future.

Today, debates over the content of curriculum generally, and the infiltration of “critical race theory” into the public schools in particular, are provoking heated disagreement among Americans precisely because the stakes are so high. Whom do we want our children to become? Will they love what is beautiful and hate what is ugly? What story will they tell about our country and the duties we owe to one another as citizens?

These are fundamental questions that deserve to be debated…

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