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Wed May 12, 2021, 06:15 AM

Mesa lawmaker targets classroom 'propaganda'

Approving a measure by a Mesa lawmaker, Republican lawmakers voted Wednesday to punish teachers who don’t present both sides of controversial science or events.

Some lawmakers said the move could force teachers to seek out and present contrary views on everything from climate change and slavery to the 9-11 terrorist attacks, the Holocaust – and even whether Joe Biden really won the election.

The measure, approved along party lines. requires that any “controversial issues’’ discussed in the classroom must be done “from diverse and contending perspectives without giving deference to any one perspective.’’

“While there are many outstanding teachers in our schools, there are a handful that try to teach students what to think instead of how to think,’’ said Rep. Michelle Udall, R-Mesa. “Propaganda and one-sided political ideology should have no place in our classroom.”

Read more: https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/news/mesa-lawmaker-targets-classroom-propaganda/article_df56b742-b1c2-11eb-a40f-ef7ecc927515.html

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tanyev May 2021 #1

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Wed May 12, 2021, 09:09 AM

1. Except it's only conspiracy loons who think any of those things are controversial.

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