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Nicholas Ensley Mitchell

Nicholas Ensley Mitchell

Nicholas Ensley Mitchell is assistant professor of curriculum studies at the University of Kansas.

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People rally against "critical race theory" by holding up signs

Commentary: Bans on critical race theory could have a chilling effect on how educators teach about racism

By: - July 15, 2021

Perhaps no topic has dominated education news in 2021 like the debate over whether or not critical race theory should be taught – or whether it is even being taught – in America’s schools. Critical race theory is an academic framework that holds that racism is embedded in American society and its institutions. The debate […]