Trump Names Charlie Kirk To “Patriotic Education” Post

The Washington Post reports:

Trump has named 17 people to his 1776 Commission, which he created by executive order the day before the election to promote what he describes as “patriotic education” in schools — intended to push back against curriculum that provides an unvarnished account of America’s history of racism.

Among those he appointed to the commission, which is asked to provide a report to the president within a year on how to teach about America’s founding, is Charlie Kirk, an ardent Trump supporter and right-wing activist who created a national youth organization that advocates for conservatism in schools.

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