Where Does Jeff Jackson Stand on Critical Race Theory? | Beaufort County Now | Erica Smith’s position on this issue is well known

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    Washington, D.C.     This week, at a forum in Holly Springs featuring State Senator Jeff Jackson and former State Senator Erica Smith, a question was asked regarding the candidates' opinion on Critical Race Theory.

    Erica Smith's position on this issue is well known, having said in May, "In building a more just society, there has to be an understanding of critical race theory and not just in North Carolina, but in our nation." Jeff Jackson, on the other hand, punted, saying simply that teachers and education professionals should write the curriculum.

    Umm, Senator, that's exactly what we're talking about — radical academics who want to re-write history to include inaccurate, race-based narratives that advance their modern political agendas.

    Recent NRSC polling shows how deeply unpopular major pillars of Critical Race Theory are.

    So again, we ask Jeff Jackson: Do you think destructive and divisive Critical Race Theory should be taught to children in public schools?
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