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K-12 Information

The main focus of CriticalRace.org is Critical Race Theory and its applications in higher education, as this is where the ideology was first developed and where many individuals are trained. Our database does not yet cover primary or secondary schools.

We recognize that Critical Race Training in primary and secondary education is a growing issue and one that's significantly more difficult to track. We've included some resources concerning Critical Race Training in primary schools beneath:

Articles on Specialized School Admissions

K-12 Resource
Professor Jonathan Turley
‘We Cannot Mince Words’: San Francisco Education Official Denounces Meritocracy As Racist
New York Post
De Blasio is trying to kill gifted-and-talented education
Dorchester Reporter
De Blasio is trying to kill gifted-and-talented education
Washington Post
Fairfax school board eliminates admissions test at Thomas Jefferson High School
New York Daily News
Inside NYC Education Dept. panel’s stunning vote to nix controversial ‘Gifted and Talented’ exam
Newsweek
San Francisco School Board Commissioner Calls Merit-Based Education ‘Racist,’ Sparking Debate

Christopher F. Rufo

Director of the Center on Wealth & Poverty at Discovery Institute, Writer at City Journal, and Filmmaker

K-12 Resource
Manhattan Institute
Indoctrinating an Entire School System in PC Racism
ChristopherRufo.com
Parent Guidebook: Fighting Critical Race Theory in K-12 Schools
City Journal
Radicals in the Classroom
City Journal
Spoiled Rotten

Groups and Organizations

K-12 Resource
Conservative Education Reform Network
American Enterprise Institute
Californians for Equal Rights Foundation
Conservative, pro-family organization
Focus on Education (Eagle Forum)
Center for Education Opportunities
Heartland Institute
Center for Education Policy
Heritage Foundation
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Parents Defending Education
Stop School Indoctrination Now
K-12 curricula watchdog organization
What Are They Learning?

Heritage Foundation

K-12 Resource
1619 and the Poisoned Well of Identity Politics
A Review of the 1619 Project Curriculum
To Tackle Critical Theory in the K–12 Classroom, Start with Colleges of Education

Hillsdale College

K-12 Resource
The Hillsdale 1776 Curriculum

Legal Insurrection Foundation

K-12 Resource
How Critical Race Training is Harming K-12 (Full Event)
How Critical Race Training is Harming K-12 (Highlights)
How Critical Race Training is Harming K-12 (Transcript)
Rescuing History and Education From The 1619 Project (Full Event)
Rescuing History and Education From The 1619 Project (Highlights)
Rescuing History and Education From The 1619 Project (Transcript)

Max Eden

Author, Editor, and Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute

K-12 Resource
Manhattan Institute
Biden Has Embraced ‘Critical Race Theory’ — but You Can Still Fight It
City Journal
Critical Race Theory in American Classrooms
Manhattan Institute
Public Education Has Gone ‘Woke’

National Association of Scholars

K-12 Resource
David Randall
Kick the ‘1619 Project’ Out of Schools
Seth Forman
The 1619 Project: Believe Your Lying Eyes
Peter Wood, Phillip W. Magness and Robert Cherry
The Economics and Politics of The 1619 Project
Peter Wood
The New York Times Revises The 1619 Project, Barely
David Acevedo
Washington Schools Reject The 1619 Project

Additional Resources

K-12 Resource
The Atlantic
A Matter of Facts
New Discourses
Breaking Down Critical Social Justice Theory in K-12 Education
Wall Street Journal
California Wants to Teach Your Kids That Capitalism Is Racist
RealClearPublicAffairs
Critical Race Theory in K-12 Education
Californians for Equal Rights Foundation
Critical Race Theory: Ideology, Practices, and Ways to Push Back
The Federalist
Meet The Billionaires’ Club Pumping Critical Race Theory Into Your Child’s Classroom
United States Parents Involved in Education
Parent’s Guide and Resources to Fight Critical Race Theory
Wall Street Journal
Social Justice Comes to Math Class
City Journal
There Is No Apolitical Classroom
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