Published On: Thu, Jul 22nd, 2021

Parents Concerned About Critical Race Theory in Schools, Poll Says

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The Biden administration has sparked controversy for endorsing elements of critical race theory (CRT) in education programs, and the latest polling reveals a source of that concern. A poll released by the Convention of States Action found that many Americans are opposed to critical race theory in curriculum, and are open to removing their kids from public schools to avoid it. According to the group, “38.1 percent of Republican voters say parents who oppose Critical Race Theory should remove their children from public school if CRT becomes part of their children’s curriculum–compared to 20.9 percent of Democrats and 22.9 percent of Independents.” And “29.1 percent of American voters say parents who oppose Critical Race Theory should teach their views at home without interfering at school if CRT becomes part of their children’s curriculum.” A key finding of the poll suggests Republicans may be more likely to run for their local …

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