Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson on Proposed Senate Committee Substitute for House Bill 324 | Beaufort County Now | Today, I spoke to the North Carolina Senate Committee on Education/Higher Education about Proposed Senate Committee Substitute for House Bill 324.

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    Raleigh, N.C.

    Today, I spoke to the North Carolina Senate Committee on Education/Higher Education about Proposed Senate Committee Substitute for House Bill 324. I shared with them about my educational experiences. A time where education was fair and balanced, and children were taught how to think and not what to think.

    In the 1800s we fought a war so that all men and women would be free, in the 1960s we saw a conflict in the streets that forged the way to further those freedoms. This is not about whitewashing history; it isn't about eliminating critical thought, but it is about removing an ideology being pushed in our classrooms.

    This legislation is a start, and I will continue to fight for our students right to a fair and balanced education, so that our youth of today can sit in the classroom and be taught through an unbiased lens that will give them the freedom to think for themselves. That is the ultimate goal of this bill, not to whitewash history, not to bash our teachers, but to allow our students to be taught how to think and not what to think.

    Mark Robinson
    Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina
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