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Texas Legislature 2021

Republican bill that limits how race, slavery and history are taught in Texas schools becomes law

The so-called “critical race theory” law prohibits teachers from discussing “a widely debated and currently controversial issue of public policy or social affairs.”

Students walk between classes at Chapa Middle School in Kyle on August 24, 2021.

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Public education State government 87th Legislative Session Governor's Office Greg Abbott Texas Education Agency Texas Legislature