Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ Department of Education has rejected 41 percent of proposed K-12 mathematics textbooks for including “Critical Race Theory” and other “Indoctrinating” concepts.

“Reasons for rejecting textbooks included references to Critical Race Theory (CRT), inclusions of Common Core, and the unsolicited addition of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in mathematics,” Florida’s Department of Education said in a statement.

“The highest number of books rejected were for grade levels K-5, where an alarming 71 percent were not appropriately aligned with Florida standards or included prohibited topics and unsolicited strategies,” Florida’s D.O.E. added.

“It seems that some publishers attempted to slap a coat of paint on an old house built on the foundation of Common Core, and indoctrinating concepts like race essentialism, especially, bizarrely, for elementary school students,” DeSantis said in a statement.

In January 2020, The Daily Wire reported that “DeSantis announced new academic standards for the state, shoving out the Common Core standards that had been implemented in the state in 2010, just one year after he started pushing for jettisoning those standards.”

DeSantis spoke about the decision at a recent press conference.

“Math is about getting the right answer…it’s not how you feel about the problem or to introduce some of these other things. There’s a right and answer and there’s a wrong answer and we want our students getting the right answer,” DeSantis said.

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