Friday, the Florida Department of Education declared dozens of math books unfit for state classrooms for issues ranging from improper alignment with curriculum standards to the inclusion of critical race theory.
According to a release, the state rejected 54-of-132 math textbooks that were submitted for adoption, of which 28 were removed for having what department deemed elements of critical race theory.
“We’re going to ensure that Florida has the highest-quality instructional materials aligned to our nationally-recognized standards,” Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran said. “Florida has become a national leader in education under the vision and leadership of [Florida Gov. Ron] DeSantis.