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Oppose Classroom Censorship in South Dakota

In the past few months, there has been a proliferation of efforts across the country to restrict the teaching of so-called "divisive concepts." This nationwide push is part of a concerted and coordinated effort to limit teacher and student rights, free speech, and hinder the discussion of topics that make some people uncomfortable

Every student should have the right to receive an equitable education and have an open and honest dialogue about America's history, race and gender issues. Education is a tool of empowerment put to its highest use when teachers and students are given the full scope of their constitutional rights to engage in comprehensive, meaningful, and sometimes difficult conversations.

Equal access to learning about our country's history – the good, the bad, and the ugly – in our educational institutions is important. Add your name to the list of people who oppose efforts to censor academic discussions in South Dakota public school classrooms.