Bill that would have teachers cover ‘the good, the bad, the ugly’ of slavery gets slammed by Louisiana lawmakers

A bill that would have prevented public school teachers from teaching that either the U.S. or Louisiana “is fundamentally, institutionally, or systemically racist or sexist” faced stiff opposition in a Louisiana House committee Tuesday, forcing its author — Chalmette Republican Ray Garofalo — to voluntarily defer it “so we can work on it.” Garofalo, who … Continue reading Bill that would have teachers cover ‘the good, the bad, the ugly’ of slavery gets slammed by Louisiana lawmakers