Spotlight: Veto supports race-centric indoctrination

By M.D. Kittle

MADISON — When Gov. Tony Evers last week vetoed a bill barring the teaching of the controversial critical race theory in Wisconsin schools, he said he was doing so because he objects to new censorship rules. Critics say Evers’ veto allows school districts to continue to indoctrinate students with lessons that teach the United States of America is a systemically racist nation and that the way to fight discrimination is with more discrimination.

The Republican-led Legislature passed the bill on party lines after an outcry from parents concerned about what their children were “learning” in Wisconsin public schools.

The measure prohibits public schools from teaching the kind of race- and sex-based stereotyping replete in radical CRT. It also bars schools from providing teachers with training on such curriculum. Schools that do face a 10 percent cut in state aid.

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