Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has been endorsing bills that impose restrictions on the teaching of Black history to students. He recently allowed the ban of an Advanced Placement (AP) African American studies course for high school students and approved a watered-down version of the Department of Education’s curriculum. These actions have raised concerns about suppressing knowledge and understanding of Black history in Florida’s education system. Critics argue that these measures hinder efforts to promote racial equity and deny students the opportunity to learn about important aspects of American history.
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