CCSD2 Board of Trustees discuss curriculum and critical race theory
September 22, 2021
“It’s going to creep in in ways we don’t know.”
At the May 17 meeting of the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees, Joe Gaspari proposed Critical Race Theory (CRT) as a potential subject for a future board work session. Five months later, on September 20, a 45 minute discussion over CRT took place in the cafeteria of Saratoga Elementary School.
CRT, similar to vaccines and masks, has been a proverbial lightning rod in the ongoing culture wars both in and out of schools. According to an August 2021 article from the Brookings Institute, CRT was mentioned 1,300...