Click to read article: Tennessee revises its enforcement of law prohibiting classroom discussions about race and bias
...But Diarese George, the director of the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance, says this law is ultimately a disservice to students and educators.
“This is the kind of legislature that impacts anybody who’s committed to being truthful in classrooms,” George says.
He worries that the law and its vagueness could discourage teachers from addressing issues around racism that are unfolding in real time — whether in current events or on school grounds.
“The same things we’re trying to remove educators from discussing, talking, teaching about, bringing into the classroom are the same things that are happening in school districts and schools systems across the state,” George explains...