CRT group promoted by Biden admin has ties to top Education Department officials
A Department of Education spokesperson previously told Fox News it "was an error" to link to the Abolitionist Teaching Network.
But the department has repeatedly ignored questions about why the radical group was included in the handbook in the first place and who added the link.
But the head of the office that developed the Department of Education handbook, acting Assistant Secretary Donna Harris-Aikens, is also connected to Love.
BIDEN ADMIN PROMOTES RADICAL GROUP PUSHING CRITICAL RACE THEORY IN SCHOOLSThe National Education Association, the largest teachers union, hosted Love as a speaker at a June 2020 event.
The Abolitionist Teaching Network’s materials, including the guide the Department of Education linked to, incorporates language associated with critical race theory.
The Abolitionist Teaching Network, which Love co-chairs, switched its Twitter account to private after Fox News reported the group’s inclusion in the Department of Education handbook.
REPUBLICANS PILE ON BIDEN ADMINISTRATION FOR PROMOTING CRT GROUPNeither Love nor the Abolitionist Teaching Network has responded to repeated requests for comment.
And at least one San Diego school incorporated Love’s teachings in its trainings for educators.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPThe Department of Education published its handbook in April 2021.
It linked to Love’s group, the Abolitionist Teaching Network, in a section discussing how public schools should consider students' race and social and emotional needs.
"The Department does not endorse the recommendations of this group, nor do they reflect our policy positions.
The department has repeatedly ignored specific questions from Fox News and has not responded to repeated follow-up requests.