Glenn Grothman tries to ban ‘critical race theory’ in District of Columbia schools

By: - June 18, 2021 6:55 am
In his previous position as state senator, Glenn Grothman scolds protesters. CC BY 2.0

In his previous position as state senator, Glenn Grothman scolds protesters. CC BY 2.0

WASHINGTON — A Republican member of the U.S. House from Wisconsin wants to restrict how District of Columbia public school teachers talk about racism and sexism, drafting a bill that’s the latest attack by the GOP against discussions of race and gender in U.S. schools.  

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Wisconsin Examiner. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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