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Ultimate Solution to CRT: Parental Choice

ULTIMATE SOLUTION TO CRT: PARENTAL CHOICE By Lance Izumi January 25, 2023 In the new Pacific Research Institute book The Great Parent Revolt: How Parents and Grassroots Leaders are Fighting Critical Race Theory in America’s Schools, which I co-authored with Wenyuan Wu and McKenzie Richards, we tell the stories of …

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Parents revolted against critical race theory. Here’s how they won

The recent action by a California school board to ban the use of critical race theory in instruction highlights the uprising of parents over political indoctrination in the classroom. As in many school districts, a pro-parent slate of candidates recently won a majority on the school board in Temecula in …

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Lance Izumi – The Great Parent Revolt

Our guest this week is PRI Senior Director of Education Lance Izumi, who along with co-authors Wenyuan Wu and McKenzie Richards, launched PRI’s latest book The Great Parent Revolt: How Parents and Grassroots Leaders Are Fighting Critical Race Theory in America’s Schools.

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Watch PRI’s Lance Izumi Discuss The Great Parent Revolt on Fox and Friends

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss his new book The Great Parent Revolt on “Fox and Friends” on Fox News Channel.  Asra Nomani, one of the parents profiled in the book, joins Lance in the interview.

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The Critical Race Theory debate is turning parents into unlikely activists

Critical Race Theory (CRT) is among the most divisive doctrines to ever threaten America’s schoolchildren, and it has sparked an unprecedented grassroots uprising of parents whose stories of ideological resistance have been detailed in our new book The Great Parent Revolt. A multidisciplinary education philosophy that places race at the center …

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New PRI Book Explores The Great Parent Revolt Against Classroom Indoctrination

SACRAMENTO – Exploring the instruction of critical race theory in public schools – which has been popularized through controversial curriculum such as the 1619 Project – the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute today released The Great Parent Revolt, a new book that profiles ordinary people who have taken on the extraordinary …

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The Harvard-UNC SCOTUS Case: Asians May Finally Bury Race Discrimination in America

For years, as government-sanctioned racial discrimination was eliminated in most spheres of American life, race-based discrimination continued to fester in university admissions.  However, a case involving alleged racial discrimination against Asian Americans at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, which is now before the U.S. Supreme Court, may finally …

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Why Are Student Test Scores Plunging? Look at Politicized Education

By Lance Izumi & Wenyuan Wu Recent national student test scores showed a massive decline in learning in reading and math. This achievement implosion has several explanations – one is the increasing politicization of classroom instruction, which is reducing rigor and diverting attention from improving students’ foundational knowledge and skills. …

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How Congress Can Improve Education

Whatever the results of the midterm elections, the new Congress will face many old problems, especially in education.  Yet, despite the seemingly intractable nature of these problems, there are important actions that Congress can take to meet the needs and concerns of parents and their children.   Improving student achievement, …

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The Math Deficiencies in California’s Proposed Math Curriculum

While California’s proposed K-12 math curriculum framework has taken justifiable hits for its woke politicization of math instruction, it is also rife with subject-matter deficiencies that will result in students being ill-prepared for higher education and the workplace. The second draft of the proposed math curriculum framework, which was released …

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Ultimate Solution to CRT: Parental Choice

ULTIMATE SOLUTION TO CRT: PARENTAL CHOICE By Lance Izumi January 25, 2023 In the new Pacific Research Institute book The Great Parent Revolt: How Parents and Grassroots Leaders are Fighting Critical Race Theory in America’s Schools, which I co-authored with Wenyuan Wu and McKenzie Richards, we tell the stories of …

Classroom Ideology

Parents revolted against critical race theory. Here’s how they won

The recent action by a California school board to ban the use of critical race theory in instruction highlights the uprising of parents over political indoctrination in the classroom. As in many school districts, a pro-parent slate of candidates recently won a majority on the school board in Temecula in …

Classroom Ideology

Lance Izumi – The Great Parent Revolt

Our guest this week is PRI Senior Director of Education Lance Izumi, who along with co-authors Wenyuan Wu and McKenzie Richards, launched PRI’s latest book The Great Parent Revolt: How Parents and Grassroots Leaders Are Fighting Critical Race Theory in America’s Schools.

Classroom Ideology

Watch PRI’s Lance Izumi Discuss The Great Parent Revolt on Fox and Friends

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss his new book The Great Parent Revolt on “Fox and Friends” on Fox News Channel.  Asra Nomani, one of the parents profiled in the book, joins Lance in the interview.

Classroom Ideology

The Critical Race Theory debate is turning parents into unlikely activists

Critical Race Theory (CRT) is among the most divisive doctrines to ever threaten America’s schoolchildren, and it has sparked an unprecedented grassroots uprising of parents whose stories of ideological resistance have been detailed in our new book The Great Parent Revolt. A multidisciplinary education philosophy that places race at the center …

Book

New PRI Book Explores The Great Parent Revolt Against Classroom Indoctrination

SACRAMENTO – Exploring the instruction of critical race theory in public schools – which has been popularized through controversial curriculum such as the 1619 Project – the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute today released The Great Parent Revolt, a new book that profiles ordinary people who have taken on the extraordinary …

Classroom Ideology

The Harvard-UNC SCOTUS Case: Asians May Finally Bury Race Discrimination in America

For years, as government-sanctioned racial discrimination was eliminated in most spheres of American life, race-based discrimination continued to fester in university admissions.  However, a case involving alleged racial discrimination against Asian Americans at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, which is now before the U.S. Supreme Court, may finally …

Classroom Ideology

Why Are Student Test Scores Plunging? Look at Politicized Education

By Lance Izumi & Wenyuan Wu Recent national student test scores showed a massive decline in learning in reading and math. This achievement implosion has several explanations – one is the increasing politicization of classroom instruction, which is reducing rigor and diverting attention from improving students’ foundational knowledge and skills. …

Blog

How Congress Can Improve Education

Whatever the results of the midterm elections, the new Congress will face many old problems, especially in education.  Yet, despite the seemingly intractable nature of these problems, there are important actions that Congress can take to meet the needs and concerns of parents and their children.   Improving student achievement, …

Blog

The Math Deficiencies in California’s Proposed Math Curriculum

While California’s proposed K-12 math curriculum framework has taken justifiable hits for its woke politicization of math instruction, it is also rife with subject-matter deficiencies that will result in students being ill-prepared for higher education and the workplace. The second draft of the proposed math curriculum framework, which was released …

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