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Maurice Cunningham: Phony Parent Groups Lead Attacks on Critical Race Theory; Diane Ravitch blog

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 “Dark Money never sleeps," is the motto of Maurice Cunningham, political scientist with a deep interest in how Dark Money influences education policy.   He writes here about the groups pushing the attacks on critical race theory:"A s of June 24, CRT (a theory developed in law schools and not well known among most Americans) has exploded on Fox News. The term was heard on Fox only 132 times in 2020 but has been mentioned 1,860 times this year, escalating month by month. The narrative is that grassroots parents groups have discovered the threat CRT poses to their children in schools and have arisen organically across the country to form local parent groups, a movement noticed and captured by websites and the powerful Fox News. The truth is that of an oligarch-funded and coordinated campaign using time tested techniques." Read more and learn!


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