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GOP lawmakers want to ban "woke philosophies" like critical race theory in Texas schools

Gov. Greg Abbott has called for expanding the state's civic education curriculum, but the House and Senate are quickly advancing bills that would restrict the discussion of current events and public policy in the classroom and prohibit critical race theory in public schools.

High school students between classes in the hallway at the high school in Buffalo on March 28, 2019.

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Politics Public education 87th Legislative Session Brandon Creighton Dan Patrick Harold Dutton Jr.