I’ve been holding off posting about the State of Florida’s bizarre decision until more details came out, and now they have…
Here are the best articles I’ve seen about it so far (you also might be interested in RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT ATTACKS ON “CRITICAL RACE THEORY,” THE 1619 PROJECT & ATTEMPTS TO STOP EDUCATORS FROM TEACHING ABOUT SYSTEMIC RACISM):
A Look Inside the Textbooks That Florida Rejected is from The NY Times.
Florida releases 4 prohibited math textbook examples. Here they are. is from The Washington Post.
Florida rejects math textbooks over ‘prohibited’ topics is from The Washington Post.
Florida Rejects Math Textbooks, Citing ‘Prohibited Topics’ is from The NY Times.
Ron DeSantis has banned all K-5 math textbook publishers from the state of Florida except one: the company owned by fellow GOP governor Glenn Youngkin’s private equity firm https://t.co/7iBSvhrCMT
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) April 21, 2022
4) These examples don’t exactly provide compelling evidence that mathematics textbooks are a source of indoctrination for children.
See for yourself.https://t.co/dWiWAYYn5x
— Morgan Polikoff (@mpolikoff) April 21, 2022
9. Some of the rejected high school math textbooks are very puzzling
There were 5 pre-calc textbooks rejected for “prohibited topics.”
We obtained 2, and they are just page after page of of quadratic functions, trigonometry, and parametric equations.https://t.co/51u8S5rQMk
— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) April 21, 2022
To protect Florida students from wokeness, Ron DeSantis’ education department has rejected almost half of the proposed math books. @philip_elliott explains why this is a risky formula for the White House hopeful https://t.co/oOhowWIZRs
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) April 20, 2022
Opinion by Dana Milbank: DeSantis saves Florida kids from being indoctrinated with math https://t.co/inQDugGHR1
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) April 20, 2022
Florida Releases Reviews That Led to Rejection of Math Textbooks is from The NY Times.