Inside the “dangerous” math textbooks DeSantis claims would “indoctrinate students”

On April 15, the Florida Department of Education issued a dramatic press release: “Florida Rejects Publishers’ Attempts to Indoctrinate Students.” In the release, Florida Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran announced that he had rejected 54 math textbooks submitted by publishers for the next school year. According to the Florida Department of Education,


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    Bolthorn

    Follow the money and you’ll find that textbooks that were not banned are from publishers owned, or heavily invested in, by right wingers. It’s grandstanding performance art of the worst kind and another grift against the taxpayers.

    Hey, someone in the comments found that Twitter thread I couldn’t find looking for it again.
    twitter.com/SternLevine/status/1516824713665863685

    And another source.
    www.usatoday.com/story/news/2022/04/19/desantis-textbooks-florida-woke-one-publisher-allowed-k-5-math-classes/7357965001/

    Sometimes comment sections are useful.

    Last edited 2 months ago by Bolthorn
    Karl Lewis

    Democrats are infuriating for so many reasons, but the fscking GOP has become the party of all grift, all the time. If ever you have any doubt why a Republican is advocating for one thing or another, you can just safely assume that it its a grift. It is ALWAYS a grift.

    da Doctah

    Fifty-four math textbooks banned! That’s almost two dozen!!

    FullofStars

    When no one was looking, Ron Desantis took forty textbooks. He took 40 textbook. And that’s as many as four tens. And that’s terrible

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