FL Pressured College Board On Black History Course

The Washington Post reports:

Florida’s education department had been privately complaining to the College Board for months about a new Advanced Placement African American Studies course before the board released revisions that critics saw as caving to political pressure, according to a timeline released by the state.

The complaints, outlined in a letter this week to the College Board, feed into an ongoing debate over whether the organization submitted to pressure from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), who has made battling curriculums he considers too liberal or “woke” a signature cause.

College Board officials said in an interview Thursday that Florida officials never gave details about these concerns, so they were unable to share any feedback with the scholars revising the course framework. They said they repeatedly asked for a list of objections and were never given one.

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