Attorney General Austin Knudsen (R-MT) says Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a violation of both state and federal nondiscrimination laws, in addition to violating the Montana Human Rights Act. Knudsen issued a formal Attorney General's Opinion (AGO) which carries the weight of the law in Montana blocking CRT.
The former Democrat Superintendent of Public Instruction in Montana was accused by the NAACP of "exacerbating racism" in the Seattle schools. Now that same superintendent- Denise Juneau- is pushing "critical race theory" in Montana schools which would do what? Exacerbate racism.
Montana's Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen (R-MT) is moving to block "critical race theory" in Montana's public school classrooms. Superintendent Arntzen is requesting an Attorney General's opinion on the legality of critical race theory being pushed in the classroom, and calling on parents to weigh in.
Earlier in the day, Gianforte and Arntzen were in Great Falls, where the governor signed the TEACH Act into law. The TEACH Act, or Tomorrow’s Educators Are Coming Home Act, provides $2.5 million in incentives to improve starting teacher pay.
School officials from multiple states are calling on President Joe Biden to reverse his ban on oil and gas leases on federal lands. Montana's Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen (R-MT), signed on to a letter along with public school representatives in Wyoming, North Dakota, Utah, and Alaska.
Enrollment in Montana's K-8 public schools is down nearly 4% this Fall, according to numbers released by the state's Superintendent of Public Instruction. Homeschool numbers, meanwhile, are up by almost 63%.