Virginia Gov Orders Review Of AP Black History Course

ABC News reports:

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is reviewing College Board’s Advanced Placement African American studies course, following nationwide debate over the curriculum that erupted after the course was rejected by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

“After numerous reports about draft course content, the governor asked the Education Secretariat to review the College Board’s proposed AP African American Studies course as it pertains to Executive Order 1,” said Gov. Youngkin spokeswoman Macaulay Porter in a statement to ABC News.

Youngkin’s Executive Order 1, signed in January 2022, restricts or limits “inherently divisive concepts” and “critical race theory” teaching in schools. Youngkin had opened a tip line for people to report instances of divisive concepts and critical race theory being taught in schools.

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