Education groups call on Youngkin to shut down tip line; rescind executive order one

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Published: Feb. 4, 2022 at 1:16 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) - The Virginia Association of College and Teacher Educators is one of several groups calling on Governor Glenn Youngkin (R) to shut down the tip-line and rescind executive order one banning critical race theory in schools.

“Recognizing difficult moments in our nation’s past is not, in itself, divisive. Restricting age-appropriate and factually accurate discussion led by well-trained teachers is divisive,” said a statement endorsed by the group.

This comes after the governor instituted a tip-line to report “critical race theory” and “divisive practices” within Virginia schools.

Here is the entire statement:

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