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GOP Sees ‘Curriculum Transparency’ in New Bill; Democrats Concerned About Censorship in Teaching of Race

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Jessica Kourkounis
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Keystone Crossroads
A student raises his hand at Isaac Sheppard School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A bill that would require Pennsylvania public schools to post curriculum materials online is advancing through the state legislature. Republican lawmakers say the bill would increase transparency, but Democrats fear it will lead to censorship of how race is taught in schools. WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Mallory Falk has more.

(Original air-date: 10/21/21)