H.RES.397: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Critical Race Theory serves as a prejudicial ideological tool, rather than an educational tool, and should not be taught in K-12 classrooms as a way to teach students to judge individuals based on

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  • Introduced May 14, 2021
  • Latest Major Action May 14, 2021

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This resolution calls on the Office for Civil Rights within the Department of Education and state attorneys general to assist elementary and secondary schools in complying with existing civil rights laws and investigate and enforce such laws. In addition, the resolution condemns the practice of requiring teachers to receive education in critical race theory as a condition of certification.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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There is one statement associated with H.RES.397.

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Date Description
May 14, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
May 14, 2021

Introduced in the House by Burgess Owens (R-Utah)

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