UT-Austin professors criticize university for halting antiracism study with preschoolers

The decision to halt the study comes after a University of Michigan professor filed an Office for Civil Rights complaint against the study, arguing it discriminates against children of color. But professors said pausing the study sets a negative precedent that could impact academic freedom.

By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune
Posted 11/22/21

The University of Texas at Austin has paused a study on a program that teaches white preschoolers about anti-Black racism, drawing criticism from multiple faculty groups accusing the school of bowing …

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