Wisconsin’s lawmakers are currently considering a ban on critical race theory in the state’s schools. To analyze that proposal, our Producer Jonah Chester spoke with Kevin Lawrence Henry, Jr. — an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at UW-Madison.
Photo by Element 5 Digital on Unsplash. Earlier today, Wisconsin Republicans in the legislature announced that they had introduced legislation to ban the teaching of critical race theory in Wisconsin schools. According to Representative Gae Magnafici, a Republican from Amery, the bills would prevent the teaching of divisive ideas. “Controversial topics are welcome,” said Magnafici. […]