Psaki denies Ed Dept.'s link to group pushing critical race theory

Psaki denies Ed Dept.'s link to group pushing critical race theory

Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday brushed off, and at one point even joked about, a story that revealed the Education Department’s promotion of the Abolitionist Teaching Network — while refusing to say whether the White House will ensure that the group’s critical race theory resources are not used in schools. Fox News’ Peter Doocy began a question to Psaki saying, “Now that the Education Department admits that they made a mistake in their guide for reopening schools,” at which point Psaki interrupted, asking, “How so?” “Well,” Doocy went on, “they included advice from the Abolitionist Teaching Network and they came out and said that’s not supposed to be in there,” he explained, referring to a response to the story first reported by Fox on Wednesday. “Is the administration going to follow up with school districts to make sure that the Abolitionist Teaching Network materials is not in lesson plans?” he asked. Psaki snarkily answered, “Just to be clear, for the context, because I know you love context, what you’re asking about here, what you’re referring to was a citation …
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