“I’m not quite sure what all the hubbub’s been about all across the country,” Dr. Chuck Wagner said addressing the crowd at Monday night’s CircleUp Middle Peninsula meeting at the First United Baptist Church, Gloucester.
Wagner, assistant superintendent of instruction for Gloucester County Public Schools, was referring to the recent uproar over concerns about the teaching of Critical Race Theory.
“Is CRT something that Gloucester is teaching,” Wagner asked, posing the question to himself. “The short answer is no,” he said in reply.
CRT, he said, is not part of the curriculum. “Our school division [along with the rest of the Virginia] follows a state-approved curriculum framework,” Wagner said. “No, CRT is not something we teach in Gloucester County.”
Critical Race Theory is “a body of legal scholarship and an academic movement of civil rights scholars and activists in the United States that seeks to critically examine U.S. law as it intersects with issues of race in the U....
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