ISBA president resigns from McGeachin's education task force: 'I don't know what they're doing'

ISBA president resigns from McGeachin's education task force: 'I don't know what they're doing'

The president-elect of the Idaho School Board Association told KTVB that McGeachin's task force to investigate "the scourge of critical race theory" felt political. However, during the task force's first meeting, Jason Knopp said members were asked to write down what they thought critical race theory but the group failed to define what it actually was, which even school board superintendent candidates struggled to define. Knopp, who is the president-elect of the ISBA, told The 208 that he reached out to numerous school board trustees about if they knew of critical race theory being taught in their schools. None of them thought it was happening in their schools. After speaking with trustees, he decided that the ISBA should be a part of McGeachin's task force and submitted his name. Knopp was asked a few questions before he was officially invited to the task force, most centering on what he thought the group's goals should be. "And I said well, 'If I was putting the committee together I would first want to define critical race theory because if you asked ten …
More on: www.ktvb.com